What is Cervical Nerve Block?

Category: Procedures

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Nerve root blocks are performed procedures for patients with spinal disorders. The cervical spine includes the C1 - C7 vertebrae.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 21 9
Headaches 17 4
Radiculopathy 4 4
Degenerative disc disease 2 2
Cervical radiculopathy 1 1

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
5
Mild
3
None
6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cervical Nerve Block

Side effect Patients
Pain 3
Balance problems 1
Feeling sick 1
Injection site numbness 1
Itchy all over 1
Migraine headaches 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently having Cervical Nerve Block

Dosage Patients
every other week 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 0
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 3
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 2
Not specified 8
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1 patient evaluation for Cervical Nerve Block

Dec 7, 2008 (Started Dec 07, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (injection site numbness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: i still have severe accute neck pain every day
Side effects: injection site numbness

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Showing 1 of 1 patient evaluation for Cervical Nerve Block