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Sympathetic Nerve Block

Understanding Sympathetic Nerve Blocks

A sympathetic nerve block is a specialized procedure aimed at identifying and alleviating pain originating from the sympathetic nervous system. This intricate network of nerves, stemming from your spine, regulates various involuntary bodily functions, including blood flow, digestion, and sweating. When these nerves malfunction, they can manifest symptoms such as pain, burning sensations, or coldness, often felt in the extremities.

During a sympathetic nerve block, medication is precisely injected near the spine to “block” the affected nerves in the targeted area. By doing so, we can both diagnose the root cause of your discomfort and provide relief from your symptoms, whether they persist for hours, days, or longer.

Why Consider a Sympathetic Nerve Block?

If you’re struggling with conditions like spasms in the blood vessels, complex regional pain syndrome, Raynaud syndrome, chronic stomach pain, or excessive sweating, a sympathetic nerve block may offer relief. Our experienced pain management specialists can assess your symptoms and determine whether this procedure is suitable for you.

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Safety and Preparation

Your safety and comfort are our top priorities. Before undergoing a sympathetic nerve block, you’ll undergo a thorough evaluation of your medical history. We’ll discuss any existing conditions, allergies, medications, or recent health issues to ensure the procedure proceeds smoothly. Additionally, our team will provide detailed instructions to prepare you for the injection, including any necessary precautions and post-procedure care.

During the nerve block procedure, you’ll receive personalized care from our medical team. With the aid of advanced techniques such as fluoroscopy, we’ll precisely locate the affected ganglion and administer the injection. Following the procedure, you’ll spend some time in our recovery area under close observation. While some temporary side effects like soreness or weakness may occur, many patients experience significant relief from their symptoms shortly afterward.

Comprehensive Pain Management

At Holistiq Spine & Orthopaedic Clinic, we believe in a holistic approach to pain management. In addition to sympathetic nerve blocks, we offer a range of therapies tailored to your individual needs. From physical therapy and health coaching to carefully selected pain medications, we’re dedicated to helping you achieve long-term relief and improved quality of life.

Your Path to Pain Relief Starts Here

Don’t let chronic pain control your life any longer. Take the first step towards lasting relief with a sympathetic nerve block at Holistiq Spine & Orthopaedic Clinic. Call (469) 444-7246  to schedule your consultation today and let our experienced team guide you on the path to a pain-free future.

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