Comparison of Physical Versus Visual Distraction in the Reduction of Pain During Local Anesthesia

The purpose of this study is to compare physical versus visual distractions to determine which technique reduces perceived pain better during local anesthesia injections. Read more .

Effectiveness of Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

This study is intended to monitor outcomes for 1 year following cervical TFESI. Based on current clinic volume and enrollment rates into a current study of cervical epidural injections that is nearing completion, we cons...
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Be Prepared for New and Revised CPT Codes for Somatic Nerve Injections and Destruction

CPT 2020 makes significant changes to the family of codes for Somatic Nerve Injections (CPT 64400-64489). This includes code additions, deletions and revisions to existing codes and the introductory guidelines. New codes are also added to report destruction of the genicular nerves and radiofrequency ablation of the sacroiliac joint.

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Joint Injections: Are They Worth the Risk?

Intra-articular injections of corticosteroids for relief of the pain of hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) may have adverse long-term consequences, researchers suggested.   Full story.

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