Peripheral Nerve Block
Performed by Ark-La-Tex Spine Care – serving Shreveport, Bossier City and the surrounding areas
This injection works by injecting an anesthetic near a nerve or nerve bundle, which control(s) sensation of an extremity. It offers long-term pain control and is commonly used to block pain in an extremity.
- Local anesthetic or neurolytic agent will be used on injection site to numb the area that is causing discomfort
- The procedure takes less than 30 minutes to perform. Many patients experience relief that may last up to several months. The patient can typically return to work the following day.