Daradia: The pain clinic feels your pain & sufferings. Located at Kolkata, India it has the facilities of diagnosis, treatment, research and training on pain management. Our patients suffer from headache, neck and back pain, knee pain, cancer pain etc. due to migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, arthritis, slipped disc, spondylosis, spondylitis, cancer etc. We use interventional pain management methods... radio-frequency procedures, spinal cord stimulation, Percutaneous Discectomy, vertebroplasty, Epiduroscopy, Ozone Nucleolysis etc.   More...

 

Indications

1) Surgical, obstetrics and post-operative anaesthesia and analgesia.
2) Diagnostic
Deferential epidural block to evaluate pain from pelvic organs, and lower extremity.
3) Post traumatic pain from the pelvis and the lower extremity.
4) Lumber Radiculopathy secondary to lumber nerve root irritation.
5) Diabetic neuropathy.
6) Post herpetic neuralgia.
7) Reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
8) Cancer pain from pelvic organs and lower extremity.

Technique

Patient should lye either in prone or lateral position. One pillow should be placed below the pelvic of a patient is in prone position. Sacral hiatus should be palpated and then 21/22gage 1.5/3inch needle should be introduced. The needle position should be confirmed either by loss of resistance or by spread of radio opaque dye under C-arm.

Complications

Complication is very rare in expert hands. Potential complications are infection, haematoma, injury to the nerve roots, respiratory depression, sub-arachnoid/subdural injection of drugs etc.

 
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