Often a group of nerves, called a plexus or ganglion, that causes pain to a specific organ or body region can be blocked with the injection of medication into a specific area of the body. The injection of this nerve-numbing substance is called a nerve block.
A joint injection is a procedure used in the treatment of inflammatory joint conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
A strategy for engaging with patients and caregivers to create a complete and accurate medication list. A complete and accurate medication list is the foundation for addressing medication reconciliation and medication management issues.
Trigger points are discrete, focal, hyperirritable spots located in a taut band of skeletal muscle. They produce pain locally and in a referred pattern and often accompany chronic musculoskeletal disorders. Acute trauma or repetitive microtrauma may lead to the development of stress on muscle fibers and the formation of trigger points.
Used to improve a patient’s physical functions through physical examination, diagnosis, prognosis, physical intervention, rehabilitation and patient education.