HIP, LEG & KNEE | CONDITIONS
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Your sacroiliac joints (we call them the “SI” joints) are the places where your hips meet your spine. These joints don’t have a lot of flexibility, but they do move slightly as you move your body. If SI joints become damaged or diseased, it can be painful. SI joints hurt when the tiny nerves in the joints become irritated, due to injury or arthritis, or if the supporting ligaments become irritated. SI joint pain begins in the low back and buttocks and can radiate into the hip, groin and thigh on one or both sides of the body. A variety of treatment options are available. Watch this video.
HIP, LEG & KNEE | PROCEDURES
Genicular Nerve Ablation (RF Neurotomy) | Knee
During this outpatient procedure, your physician uses a radiofrequency device to heat up and disrupt the genicular nerves in your knee. These are the sensory nerves that transmit pain signals from the knee to the brain. Disrupting these pathways can provide long-term relief from knee pain. Watch this video.
HYALGAN® Injection for Osteoarthritis | Knee
This minimally invasive, image-guided injection delivers a medicine called HYALGAN directly into your knee joint to relieve pain associated with osteoarthritis. Watch this video.
This minimally invasive procedure takes advantage of the body’s natural response to cold to reduce pain sensation in peripheral parts of the body, such as the knee. The peripheral nerve, which transmits pain signals, is targeted with focused therapy to create a “cold zone” under the skin, preventing the nerve from sending pain signals. To learn more, ask your doctor about iovera®.
Joint Injection | Hip
This minimally invasive, outpatient injection relieves hip, leg or buttock pain caused by arthritis or other damage to the hip joint. Watch this video.
Lumbar Sympathetic Block | Hip, Leg & Low Back
This image-guided injection numbs branches of nerves in your lower back. It helps doctors find and treat a number of problems linked to these nerves, such as reducing inflammation and pain in the low back, hips and legs. Usually, a series of injections is needed. Watch this video.
Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection | Leg & Low Back
This procedure involves the injection of a steroid-anesthetic medication that can reduce swelling and inflammation of irritated spinal nerves. This minimally-invasive outpatient procedure is performed to relieve pain that radiates from the low back to the legs. The injection takes only a few minutes to complete. Some patients may only need one injection; other patients may require a series of injections to benefit. Watch this video.
Piriformis Injection for Sciatic Pain | Hip & Leg
This image-guided injection helps your doctor diagnose and relieve the pain of piriformis syndrome, an irritation of the sciatic nerve caused by a contraction of the piriformis muscle in the buttocks, which can cause pain in the hip and leg. Watch this video.
Radiofrequency Neurotomy of the Lumbar Facets | Hip, Leg & Low Back
During this minimally-invasive procedure, the physician uses heat from radio waves to treat painful facet joints in your lower back, which can also cause pain in the hips and legs. Also called radiofrequency rhizotomy, this procedure can treat pain that doesn’t respond to medications or to physical therapy.
Watch this video.
Regenerative Medicine | Hip, Leg & Knee
If you suffer from joint, tendon, ligament, back, neck or pelvic pain, you may be a candidate for regenerative medicine. Regenerative medicine is an exciting scientific and medical discipline that focuses on tapping into the capacity of the body to restore the functioning of damaged cells, tissues and organs. Learn more about the various types of regenerative medicine.
Steroid Injection | Knee
This minimally invasive, image-guided outpatient procedure may provide relief for patients with arthritis of the knee. The technique allows the physician to inject an inflammation-reducing steroid with maximum accuracy. Watch this video.
Viscosupplementation for Arthritis | Knee
This is an image-guided injection of medicine into the knee joint that lubricates your knee so that the bones can glide smoothly. This procedure may help lessen the pain of arthritis. Watch this video.