Interventional procedures are minimally invasive treatments, particularly designed to relieve chronic to severe pain. At Florida Regional Pain Management, PA: Shonith Manohar, MD, we use multimodality approaches to block the transmission of pain signals from nerve endings to the brain, thus disrupting the pain cycle.
What Do Interventional Procedures Do?
When you visit our clinic for interventional procedures, we help you choose from the following options after discussing your concerns in detail:
- Nerve root blocks and epidural injections
- Facet injections
- Medial branch blocks
- Lumbar sympathetic blocks
- Trigger point injections
- Peripheral nerve blocks
- Radiofrequency ablation
- Spinal cord stimulation
- Occipital nerve stimulation
Additionally, we offer platelet-rich plasma or PRP therapy to support healing.
What Do Interventional Procedures Treat?
Dr. Manohar uses interventional procedures to relieve pain occurring as a result of various health conditions such as migraines, arthritis, degenerative disc disorder, sciatica, diabetic neuropathy, radiculopathy, fibromyalgia, cramping or muscle spasm, shingles, etc. We also use interventional procedures to treat conditions resulting from automobile accidents, workplace accidents, spinal cord injuries, neurological conditions, and other problems.
These procedures mainly target pain in your neck, shoulders, back, face, hips, and other parts of the body. Dr. Manohar may use one procedure or combine two or three procedures to provide faster and longer-lasting relief.
Are These Procedures an Alternative to Surgery?
Whether or not interventional procedures can be an alternative to surgery depends on your specific condition. Dr. Manohar can personalize a treatment plan addressing your condition and taking into account your activity level, lifestyle, and other factors after your initial consultation.
What Are the Benefits of Interventional Procedures?
- Interventional procedures are customized and targeted, providing increased effectiveness.
- When compared to conventional treatments or surgeries, interventional procedures involve reduced risks.
- Our interventional procedures are performed on an outpatient basis. This means that once the procedure is complete, you do not have to stay at our clinic and you may return home on the same day.
- Interventional procedures are a much affordable alternative to surgery. Additionally, your health insurance provider may cover a large portion of the procedure, thus saving you a lot of money.
- Recovery after these procedures is very quick. You can resume your daily activities within the same day.
Contact Florida Regional Pain Management, PA: Shonith Manohar, MD, in Jacksonville, Florida, at (904) 737-7246 to learn more about interventional procedures and schedule a consultation with Dr. Manohar.