What is Spinal Nerve Root Injections - bilaterial?

Category: Procedures

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Generic name: Nerve Block

A nerve block relieves pain by interrupting how pain signals are sent to your brain. It is done by injecting a substance, such as alcohol or phenol, into or around a nerve or into the spine.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain in lower back 3 4
Fibromyalgia 2 2
Neck pain 2 1
Diagnostic assessment 1 0
L5S1 nerve inpengment 1 0
Meralgia Paresthetica 1 1

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 5
Mild 2
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Spinal Nerve Root Injections - bilaterial

Side effect Patients
Costly (ie money or time) 1
Emotional changes 1
Numbness 1
Roid rage effects (steroids) 1
Stiffness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Spinal Nerve Root Injections - bilaterial

Dosage Patients
daily 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 4
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