Category Archives: Nerve Block

Intramuscular Nerve (Motor Point) Block

Indications Intramuscular nerve blockade is used for diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic treatment of non–velocity-dependent muscle tone, flexor spasm, and dystonia. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is positioned comfortably to allow optimal access to the muscles involved. The patient is prepared in a standard aseptic fashion over an area large enough to allow […]

Saphenous Nerve Block At The Ankle

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Saphenous nerve blockade is used to diagnose and treat pain disorders of the saphenous nerve distribution in the foot. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in a prone position with the foot elevated on a pillow. The patient is prepared in a standard aseptic fashion over an […]

Deep Peroneal Nerve Block At The Ankle

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Deep peroneal nerve blockade is used to diagnose and treat pain disorders in the deep peroneal nerve distribution of the foot. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in a supine position with the foot elevated on a pillow. The patient is prepared in a standard aseptic fashion […]

Superficial Peroneal Nerve Block At The Ankle

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Superficial peroneal nerve blockade is used to diagnose and treat pain disorders of the superficial peroneal nerve distribution in the foot. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in a supine position with the foot elevated on a pillow. The patient is prepared in a standard aseptic fashion […]

Sural Nerve Block At The Ankle

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Sural nerve blockade is used to diagnose and treat pain disorders in the sural nerve distribution. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in a prone position with the foot supported by a pillow. The patient is prepared in a standard aseptic fashion over an area large enough […]

Tibial Nerve Block At The Ankle

Indications Tibial nerve blockade is used to treat pain disorders in the tibial nerve distribution of the foot. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the prone position with the foot supported by a pillow. The patient is prepared in a standard aseptic fashion over an area large enough to allow […]

Saphenous Nerve Block At The Knee

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Saphenous nerve blockade is useful as a diagnostic, prognostic, or therapeutic procedure in painful disorders involving the knee, ankle, and foot. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the supine or lateral position. The saphenous nerve is located at the medial surface of the medial condyle of […]

Common Peroneal Nerve Block At The Knee

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Common peroneal nerve blockade is useful as a diagnostic, prognostic, or therapeutic procedure in painful disorders involving the ankle and foot. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the supine or lateral position. The common peroneal nerve can be easily palpated as it crosses the neck of […]

Tibial Nerve Block At The Knee

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Tibial nerve blockade is useful as a diagnostic, prognostic, or therapeutic procedure in painful disorders involving the ankle and foot. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the prone position. The knee is flexed to allow palpation of the superior popliteal fossa borders and identification of the […]

Sciatic Nerve Block

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Sciatic nerve blockade is typically used to treat painful conditions of the lower leg such as complex regional pain syndrome and to facilitate physical therapy by decreasing pain in the lower extremity. Techniques A regional block of the sciatic nerve can be achieved anywhere along the course of the nerve. Most […]