Medial Branch Blocks

Medial branch blocks are both a diagnostic tool and immediate pain management tool that Dr. Nikesh Seth often uses to determine best pain management solutions for patients. It is one of many minimally invasive, alternative therapies offered at Integrated Pain Consultants. Medial branch blocks are injections of a strong anesthetic directly to the medial branch nerves that relay facet joint...

Whether you have back pain, joint pain, or any other type of pain, Dr. Nikesh Seth offers a wide variety of treatments including mainstream and alternative solutions. A lot of patients are frustrated when they see their GP or go to urgent care for pain. It seems like there’s a one-size-fits-all solution, no matter how severe or complicated their injury...

A medial branch block is a diagnostic tool to determine the source and cause of spine pain. It’s one of the many techniques available at Integrated Pain Consultants and can help you, and your doctor determines the next best step towards pain management. This procedure involves injecting an anesthetic into the medial branch nerves that connect to a painful facet...

Dr. Nikesh Seth offers a variety of pain management treatments, including the medial branch block. It’s a local, strong anesthetic that affects the medial branch nerves—those responsible for the facet joints. These joints are in the spine and are the little bony points between vertebrae. When facet joints are inflamed, low back pain happens. This pain can become radicular and...

The definition of work injuries has changed in past years, and Dr. Nikesh Seth treats a variety of these injuries from carpal tunnel syndrome to herniated discs. Integrated Pain Consultants prioritizes correct diagnoses and conservative treatments so clients can avoid risks related to addictive medications and surgical interventions. Legally, work injuries don’t even have to take place “on the job” anymore....

Dr. Nikesh Seth focuses on patient safety and health, and Integrated Pain Consultants is home to a variety of alternative therapies including the medial branch block. It’s a local anesthetic injected onto the medial branch nerves, which connect to the facet joints. These joint are also called the zygapophysial joints and help make up the framework of the spine. Tiny,...

Many people accept joint pain as a part of getting older—but do you have to? At Integrated Pain Consultants, joint pain is one of the most common complaints, especially among patients who are older, athletes, or those who carry excess weight. These three conditions can certainly cause and exacerbate joint pain, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept it...

There are alternatives to pain management that aren’t invasive and don’t require ongoing prescription drugs. At Integrated Pain Consultants, medical experts prioritize conservative treatments, including medial branch block injections. This simple injection is a strong and local anesthetic that impacts the medial branch nerves. These nerves support the facet joints (zygapophysial joints) and are part of the spine’s framework. The...

Joint injections are a common procedure at Integrated Pain Consultants and an alternative to pain medications like opioids which can be addictive. As the country is in the middle of an opioid epidemic, it’s important to seek out alternatives that are effective, fast, and don’t have serious risks such as dependency. Joint injections reduce inflammation and irritation in the joints...

Degenerative disc disease refers to the pain, the weakness, or the numbness that occurs from a deteriorated disc in the spine, more than often due to aging. If you have been experiencing back pain along with numbness or a prickly sensation, you may be suffering from this condition. Mostly for aging individuals, disc degeneration is one of the most common causes...

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