Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Pain Management in Knoxville, TN
At Omega Pain Doctor clinic in Knoxville, TN, sacroiliac joint injection procedure is performed to relieve pain caused by arthritis in the sacroiliac joint where the spine and hip bone meet. The steroid medication can reduce swelling and inflammation in the joint.
Injection procedure for sacroiliac joint
Sacroiliac Joint Located
The patient lies face down. A cushion is placed under the stomach for comfort and to arch the back. The physician uses touch and a fluoroscope to find the sacroiliac joint.
A local anesthetic numbs the skin and all the tissue down to the surface of the sacroiliac joint.
Needle InsertedThe physician advances a needle through the anesthetized track and into the sacroiliac joint.
Steroids InjectedA steroid-anesthetics mix is injected into the sacroiliac joint, bathing the painful area in medication.
End of ProcedureThe needle is removed, and a small bandage is used to cover the tiny surface wound.
Sacroiliac joint injection in Knoxville, TN
A sacroiliac joint injection may provide significant relief to those suffering from chronic lower back or hip pain. At Omega Pain Management clinic in Knoxville, professional physicians perform sacroiliac joint injections to reduce inflammation and block pain signals in sacroiliac joints. Contact a qualified pain management specialist Dr. Igor Smelyansky, MD, to get your personalized treatment plan.