A highly effective, low-risk pain management therapy to include in your patient services, Injection Therapy in Pain Management provides a practical, step-by-step approach that will allow physicians, including those without extensive prior experience, to manage pain through the injection of local anesthetics. Its clear, symptom-oriented format and detailed directions show how to recognize clinically recurring pain patterns, administer the correct treatment, and manage pain syndromes successfully.
Precise instructions for implementing injection techniques safely and efficiently - even for more complex pain such as headache and in the shoulder
Nearly 100 clear anatomic illustrations that use a simple color key to demonstrate injection points and areas of pain distribution - an ideal visual learning aid
Concise descriptions of indications; differential diagnoses; materials and techniques; insertion points, direction and depth; possible risks and side effects; and concomitant therapies for pain treatment
A straightforward double-page format with text on one side and anatomic drawings on the facing page for easy mastery of techniques
For all busy clinicians whose aim is to relieve pain quickly and effectively, and add a valuable, cost-effective service to their practice, this atlas-style teaching reference is essential. Orthopedists, sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, and practitioners of manual medicine will find a wealth of information and a "roadmap" of techniques that can be seamlessly integrated into everyday practice.
1 Introduction Physiology of Pain Development Therapeutic Possibilities Methods for Application of Local Anesthetics Effects of Local Anesthetics Injection Techniques Side Effects and Contraindications of Treatments with Local Anesthetics 2 Head Complex Pain Temporal/Parietal Headache Occipitoparietal Headache Parietal Lock Occipital Headache Pain in the Region of the Ear Treatment through Muscles, Tendons, and Ligaments Temporalis Masseter and Mandibular Joint Treatment through Nerves Supraorbital Nerve Infraorbital Nerve Treatment through the Skin "Crown of Thorns" 3 Cervical Spine Complex Pain Nonspecific Neck Pain Interspinous Neoarthrosis / Irritation of the Interspinales Treatment through Muscles, Tendons, and Ligaments Levator Scapulae Sternocleidomastoid Trapezius Rectus Capitis Posterior Major and Minor Treatment through Nerves Greater and Lesser Occipital Nerve Treatment through Joints Cervical Vertebral Joints of the C4-C6 Segments 4 Upper Extremities Complex Pain Anterior Shoulder and Subacromial Pain Pain in the Area of the Coracoid Process Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow) Therapy through Muscles, Tendons, and Ligaments Deltoid Rhomboid Supraspinatus Infraspinatus Biceps Brachii Triceps Brachii Supinator Trigger Finger Pain in the Area of the Radial Styloid Process Pain in the Area of the Ulnar Styloid Process Tenosynovitis Stenosans Therapy through Nerves Suprascapular Nerve Differential Diagnoses Median Nerve Intra-Articular Therapy Shoulder Joint (Glenohumeral Joint) Elbow Joint (Humeroradial/Humeroulnar Joint) Wrist (Radiocarpal Joint) Rhizarthrosis and Pain Syndromes of the Thumb Saddle Joint 5 Thorax and Abdomen Complex Pain Xiphoid-Sternum-Clavicle Triangle Interscapular Pain Therapy through Muscles, Tendons, and Ligaments Pectoralis Sternocostalis Rectus Abdominis Transversus Abdominis Therapy through the Skin Disorders of the Stomach and the Duodenum Pancreatic Pain Syndrome Kidneys and Urinary Tract Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes Dysmenorrhea Liver and Gallbladder Pain 6 Lumbar Spine and Pelvis Complex Pain Lumbago Piriformis Syndrome Periarthritis Coxae Therapy through Muscles, Tendons, and Ligaments Adductors Painful Long Back Extensors (Longissimus, Iliocostalis) Therapy through Nerves Obturator Nerve Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Therapy through Joints Lumbar Vertebral Joints 7 Lower Extremities Complex Pain Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner's Knee) Gracilis and Pes Anserinus Pain Syndromes Therapy through Muscles, Tendons, and Ligaments Biceps Femoris Quadriceps Femoris Triceps Surae Peronei Medial Collateral Ligament Lateral Collateral Ligament Therapy through Nerves Infrapatellar Nerve Tarsal Tunnel and Tibialis Posterior Compartment Interdigital Nerve (Morton's Neuroma) Calcaneus Pain Therapy through the Skin Knee Circle Medial Meniscus Pain Lateral Meniscus Pain Pain Along the Tibia Therapy and Joint Injection Hip Joint Knee Joint Upper Ankle Joint (Talocrural Articulation) Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint 8 Myofascial Pain Syndromes Frontoparietal Dysfunction Syndromes Occipitofrontal Dysfunction Syndromes