Nerve Blocks Index
Nerve blocks are used for different pain treatment and management purposes. There are many different types of nerve blocks for specific areas of the body. A plexus or ganglion is a group of nerves that causes pain to a specific area of the body. The pain area is injected with a nerve-numbing substance called a nerve block.
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In This Article
Chronic Pain Article
- Chronic pain facts*
- Introduction to chronic pain
- The A to Z of pain
- How is pain diagnosed?
- Pain management
- What is the role of age and gender in pain?
- A pain primer: what do we know about pain?
- What is the future of pain research?
- Spine basics: the vertebrae, discs and spinal cord
- The nervous system
- Phantom pain: how does the brain feel?
- Chili peppers, capsaicin and pain
- Marijuana for pain treatment
- Nerve blocks for pain treatment
- Where can I get more information about pain?
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Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms (MS Treatment Options) Article
- What is multiple sclerosis (MS)?
- What are the symptoms one may experience with multiple sclerosis?
- Bladder and bowel symptoms of multiple sclerosis
- Eye symptoms of multiple sclerosis
- Muscle symptoms of multiple sclerosis
- Numbness, tingling, twitching and pain symptoms of multiple sclerosis
- Sexual problem symptoms of multiple sclerosis
- Speech and swallowing symptoms of multiple sclerosis
- Other brain and nerve symptoms of multiple sclerosis
- What treatment options are available for treating multiple sclerosis
- What medications are available to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms?
- How are other multiple sclerosis symptoms managed?