Pain Management

At Greater Lancashire Hospital we provide a comprehensive service for patients suffering with longstanding pain conditions. The service is led by eminent doctors who are specialist in pain medicine with extensive experience in the field.

We can provide advice on various painful conditions which includes a detailed consultation, examination and guidance on effectively managing such debilitating conditions. Our team can provide a comprehensive assessment of your longstanding painful conditions in a compassionate way and utilising most up to date medical evidence and technologies.

Our specialists can advise on following clinical conditions:

Headaches

Procedures available:

  • Occipital nerve blocks
  • Cervical nerve root injections
  • Stellate ganglion blocks
  • Sphenopalatine ganglion topical blocks
  • Injection of Botox

Facial pains

Procedures available:

  • Stellate ganglion blocks
  • Isolated nerve blocks

Neck and arm pain

Procedures available:

  • Cervical facet joint injections
  • Cervical facet joint radiofrequency ablation
  • Cervical nerve root injections
  • Cervical epidural
  • Cervical muscle trigger point injections

Shoulder pain

Procedures available:

  • Shoulder joint injections
  • Suprascapular nerve blocks
  • Superficial trunk blocks
  • Spinal accessory nerve blocks

Thoracic spinal pains

Procedures available:

  • Thoracic facet joint injections
  • Thoracic facet joint radiofrequency ablation
  • Thoracic nerve root blocks
  • Intercostal nerve blocks

Chronic chest pain (refractory angina) 

Procedures available:

  • Stellate ganglion blocks

Chest wall pains

Procedures available:

  • Intercostal nerve blocks
  • Musculoskeletal trigger point injections
  • Myofascial trigger point injections

Abdominal pains

Procedures available:

  • Abdominal wall trigger point injections
  • Rectus sheath blocks

Lower spine and leg pains (sciatica)

Procedures available:

  • Lumbar facet joint injections
  • Lumbar facet joint radiofrequency ablation
  • Lumbar nerve root injections
  • Lumbar/caudal/transforaminal epidural
  • Lumbar muscle trigger point injections

Pelvic pains

Procedures available:

  • Caudal epidural
  • Sacral nerve blocks 

Joint pains

Procedures available:

  • Isolated joint injections (hips, knees, shoulders, elbows, wrists, ankle joints)

Painful hands

Procedures available:

  • Carpal tunnel injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release 

Painful feet

Procedures available:

  • Plantar fascia trigger point injections
  • Plantar fascia radiofrequency ablation

Headaches

Procedures available:

  • Occipital nerve blocks
  • Cervical nerve root injections
  • Stellate ganglion blocks
  • Sphenopalatine ganglion topical blocks
  • Injection of Botox

Facial pains

Procedures available:

  • Stellate ganglion blocks
  • Isolated nerve blocks

Neck and arm pain

Procedures available:

  • Cervical facet joint injections
  • Cervical facet joint radiofrequency ablation
  • Cervical nerve root injections
  • Cervical epidural
  • Cervical muscle trigger point injections

Shoulder pain

Procedures available:

  • Shoulder joint injections
  • Suprascapular nerve blocks
  • Superficial trunk blocks
  • Spinal accessory nerve blocks

Thoracic spinal pains

Procedures available:

  • Thoracic facet joint injections
  • Thoracic facet joint radiofrequency ablation
  • Thoracic nerve root blocks
  • Intercostal nerve blocks

Chronic chest pain (refractory angina) 

Procedures available:

  • Stellate ganglion blocks

Chest wall pains

Procedures available:

  • Intercostal nerve blocks
  • Musculoskeletal trigger point injections
  • Myofascial trigger point injections

Abdominal pains

Procedures available:

  • Abdominal wall trigger point injections
  • Rectus sheath blocks

Lower spine and leg pains (sciatica)

Procedures available:

  • Lumbar facet joint injections
  • Lumbar facet joint radiofrequency ablation
  • Lumbar nerve root injections
  • Lumbar/caudal/transforaminal epidural
  • Lumbar muscle trigger point injections

Pelvic pains

Procedures available:

  • Caudal epidural
  • Sacral nerve blocks 

Joint pains

Procedures available:

  • Isolated joint injections (hips, knees, shoulders, elbows, wrists, ankle joints)

Painful hands

Procedures available:

  • Carpal tunnel injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release 

Painful feet

Procedures available:

  • Plantar fascia trigger point injections
  • Plantar fascia radiofrequency ablation

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