Living with pain can be difficult for not only the person suffering with pain, but those who care about them as well. It can have an effect on a person's work, personal relationships, and overall outlook. Interventional Pain Management has become an increasingly popular and effective tool in fighting chronic pain. Interventional pain management refers to special procedures that are performed in a pain management center to treat and manage pain. The goal of interventional pain management is to restore the function and quality of life that is compromised by the chronic pain condition.
Interventional procedures are commonly done with the use of fluoroscopy (live x-ray guidance). This allows the physicians to perform injections with increased accuracy and safety. Patients have the option of receiving conscious procedural sedation to calm and relax them during their procedure. At Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital, our staff has been specially trained in these areas to insure you have a safe and caring experience.
Patients needing interventional pain management services suffer distress and discomfort caused by a variety of conditions and disorders, including: