Pain

If you’ve been suffering with back or leg pain or cancer pain, contact Vascular & Interventional Institute of Louisville.

Our pain procedures will bring relief and help improve your quality of life. We provide pain procedures for various conditions and injuries.

Back or Leg Pain Procedures

Pain and Spine Conditions

  • Low Back Pain / Injury
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Lumbar spine Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Herniated Discs
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nerve Impingement (Radiculopathy)
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Cancer Pain Procedures

  • Celiac plexus block and Splancbnic Nerve block: is used to eliminate or drastically reduce the excruciating epigastric and generalized abdominal pain caused by cancer of the pancreas, stomach, gallbladdec. or other upper abdominal viscera.
  • Superior Hypograstric Plexus Blocks: to treat pelvic and genital cancer pain.
  • Thoracic Sympathetic Block: for intractable pain caused by carcinoma of the esophagus or lung
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block: for severe persistent tenesmus and pain caused by cancer of the pelvic viscera, like the uterus and cervix cancers.
  • Kyphoplasty: to treat painful metastasis to the spine.
  • Percutaneous Cementoplasty or radiofrequency ablation for metastatic tumors.
  • Pudendal Nerve Block: For pain origination from lower central pelvic areas. These are the anal region, perineum, scrotum and penis or vulva.

Other Pain Procedures

  • Genitofemoral nerve block
  • Iliohypogastric nerve block
  • Femoral nerve block
  • Obturator nerve block
  • Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve block
  • Superior gluteal nerve block
  • Sciatic nerve and piriformis muscle
  • Pudendal nerve Sciatic nerve and piriformis muscle
  • Inferior rectal nerve block
  • Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve
  • Inferior cluneal nerve block
  • Selective nerve root block
  • Epidural Blood Patch
  • Joint Injections: Hip Injections. Knee Injections. Shoulder Injections. Ankle Injections. Elbow and wrist injections
  • Lumbar sympathetic blocks for Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome)
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Thoracic Sympathetic Block to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

No opioid/pain medications will be prescribed in this Vascular & Interventional Institute of Louisville, and patient who requires opioid medications may need to go to their Primary Care Physician.