In addition to our many surgical options, North American Spine partner physicians also have a wide range of ablations and injections for those who do not want surgery or are not surgical candidates. These procedures often are not permanent solutions, but they may be repeated when pain returns. They are extremely quick procedures with virtually no recovery time.
Types of Non-Surgical Treatments
Facet Joint Ablation
Facet joint nerve ablation, also referred to as facet radiofrequency ablation, is a procedure used to purposefully disrupt nerves in your spinal column that provide sensation to spinal joints called facet joints. Read more
Epidural Steroid Injection
Epidural steroid injections are shots of corticosteroids in the epidural space near the spinal cord. They are aimed at reducing inflammation and easing pain. Read more
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Injections (also called Selective Facet Medial Branch Block, Medial Block, Facet Nerve Block, or Facet Injection) are mixtures of anesthetic and steroids, and… Read more
Medial Branch Block
Medial branch blocks are injections of anesthetic that have proven effective for both diagnosing and treating back pain. Read more
Regenerative medicine therapy involves injecting the affected area in the spine with stem cells or platelet rich plasma (PRP) from the patient to stimulate the… Read more
Selective Nerve Root Block
A Selective Nerve Root Block is a diagnostic and therapeutic tool that can help your doctor determine the source of your back or neck pain. Read more
Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections are steroids administered to relieve pain. Read more
I had a bulging disc, sciatica, and annular tear damage. After my procedure, I'm back working at the fire station, playing golf, running, and doing anything and everything. PAIN FREE.