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Nerve Root Block Treatment in Fredericksburg

Nerve Root Block A nerve root block is an injection into the sheath surrounding a nerve root in the spine to decrease your pain temporarily and to identify where the pain is coming from precisely. The exam uses therapeutic steroid and local anesthetic (numbing medication) to decrease pain and inflammation. Pain relief from the procedure …

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Neurolysis

Neurolysis Within the body, there are nerve fibers that arise from the spinal cord that help regulate blood pressure and heart rate, along with a variety of other functions. These nerve fibers are called sympathetic nerve fibers and they form a part of the autonomic nervous system. Some of these sympathetic nerve fibers lie around …

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Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty Treatment in Virginia

Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty are used to treat painful vertebral compression fractures in the spinal column, to stabilize the bone, and to restore some or all of the lost vertebral body height due to the fracture. Such fractures are a common result of osteoporosis and can be secondary to injury, or a tumor. During a vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty …

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Steroid Injections

Steroid Injections Cortisone shots are injections that may help relieve pain and inflammation in a specific area of your body. Cortisone shots are most commonly given into joints — such as your ankle, elbow, hip, knee, shoulder, spine and wrist. Even the small joints in your hands and feet may benefit from cortisone shots. Cortisone …

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Suprapubic Catheter Placement Virginia

Suprapubic Catheter Placement Symptomatic bladder outlet obstruction and neurogenic bladder dysfunction are common conditions, frequently requiring long-term use of indwelling bladder catheters for adequate bladder emptying, prevention of complications of long-term bladder outlet obstruction, patient comfort, and optimal quality of life. A suprapubic catheter is placed through the skin, just above the level of the …

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Nephrostomy Catheter Placement/Exchange

Nephrostomy Catheter Placement/Exchange Percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) tube is a catheter (plastic tube) that is inserted through your skin into your kidney. The nephrostomy tube is placed to drain urine from your body into a collecting bag outside your body. You may need a percutaneous nephrostomy tube when something is blocking the normal path that your …

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Carotid Duplex Ultrasound Scan

Carotid Duplex Ultrasound Scan A carotid duplex scan is a test that combines two types of ultrasound to look for blockages in your carotid arteries. Your carotid arteries are located along both sides of your neck. Blocked carotid arteries are a major risk factor for stroke. Other names for a carotid duplex scan are: Carotid Artery …

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Renal Duplex Ultrasound Scan

Renal Duplex Ultrasound Scan The renal arteries provide blood flow to the kidneys. Renal artery disease, including narrowing (stenosis) due to atherosclerosis, can result in reduced blood-flow to the kidney. This can cause hypertension (high blood pressure) or kidney failure. Renal artery stenosis is the most common correctable cause of hypertension. Long-standing, untreated renal artery disease …

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Venous Doppler

Venous Doppler A Venous Doppler ultrasound study may be part of a venous duplex ultrasound examination. Doppler ultrasound is a special ultrasound technique that allows the physician to see and evaluate blood flow through arteries and veins in the abdomen, arms, legs, neck, or within various body organs such as the liver or kidneys.

Venous Duplex Ultrasound Scan

Venous Duplex Ultrasound Scan The purpose of a venous duplex ultrasound scan is to evaluate venous blood flow in the patient’s arms and/or legs. Patients may experience symptoms such as pain, swelling or varicose veins in the arms or legs. These scans can aid in the diagnosis of venous abnormalities such as a suspected blood …

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