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Joint Injections & Nerve Blocks | Boynton Beach, FL

Joint injections and nerve blocks are common non-surgical techniques in pain and orthopedic medicine.

In an effort to offer the highest quality of care with the latest technology, ultrasound and fluoroscopy are used to visualize structures for all injections where appropriate.

Steroids are commonly used and very effective when used judiciously. However, there are other injectable options when steroids are not appropriate. Below is a list of common joints injected, nerves blocked, and substances available for injection.

Joint injections:

  • Cervical/thoracic/lumbar facets
  • Shoulders/elbows/wrists/fingers
  • Hips/knees/ankles/toes
  • Sacroiliac/sacrococcygeal joints
  • Nerves blocked (brief list):

  • Sciatic
  • Greater Occipital
  • Median Branch
  • Median (carpal tunnel)
  • Suprascapular
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Substances injected:

  • Local anesthetics (lidocaine, bupivacaine)
  • Corticosteroids (synonyms= steroids, cortisone, prednisone)
  • Ketorolac (strong anti-inflammatory without steroid risks)
  • Prolo solutions (Ex. dilute dextrose)
  • Homeopathics (Ex. Traumeel)
  • PRP (platelet rich plasma)