Chapter 11. Interventional Treatments for Chronic Pain

  1. Prof. Saifudin Rashiq3,
  2. Prof. Donald Schopflocher4,
  3. Prof. Paul Taenzer5 and
  4. Prof. Egon Jonsson6,7
  1. Alexander J. Clark1 and
  2. Christopher C. Spanswick2

Published Online: 24 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622665.ch11

Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective

Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective

How to Cite

Clark, A. J. and Spanswick, C. C. (2008) Interventional Treatments for Chronic Pain, in Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective (eds S. Rashiq, D. Schopflocher, P. Taenzer and E. Jonsson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622665.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Alberta, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Clinical Sciences Building 8-120, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada

  2. 4

    University of Alberta, Nursing Research Office, Clinical Science Building 4-103, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada

  3. 5

    University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, 2nd Street SW 100-2310, Calgary, Alberta T2S 3C4, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Toronto, Department of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Calgary, Calgary Health Region Chronic Pain Centre, 160-2210 2nd Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 3K3, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Calgary, Chronic Pain Centre, Calgary Health Region, Department of Anaesthesia, 160, 2210 2nd Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 3C3, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 AUG 2008

Book Series:

  1. Health Care and Disease Management

Book Series Editors:

  1. Prof. Dr. Egon Jonsson6,7

Series Editor Information

  1. 6

    University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

  2. 7

    University of Toronto, Department of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323821

Online ISBN: 9783527622665

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Keywords:

  • injection therapy;
  • epidural steroid injection;
  • trigger point injection;
  • sympathetic blockade;
  • spinal cord stimulation;
  • radiofrequency denervation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cervical and Lumbar Epidural Injections

  • Trigger Point Injections

  • Intravenous Lidocaine Infusion

  • Intravenous Regional Sympathetic Blockade

  • Paravertebral/Paraspinal Blocks

  • Cervical/Lumbar Facet Joint Injection and Radiofrequency Denervation

  • Sympathetic Blockade

  • Spinal Cord Stimulation

  • Intrathecal Medication Pumps

  • Conclusion

  • References