Interventional pain procedures are characterized by non surgical incision, no bleeding ,no general anesthesia, and have been used in the world for the treatment of chronic pain for nearly 30 years. In Iran, this method has also been started in 2006 and many patients who have previously been sent abroad are being treated domestically. Has found the field of diagnosis, control and treatment of chronic pain.
Pain is an unpleasant sensory or emotional experience that is associated with actual or potential tissue damage. Pain is an annoying and alert state but lack of proper control can make the pain from a symptom to a disease.
In today’s modern world of medicine, expensive and old methods are slowly replacing new and less invasive techniques, so everything does not end with surgery alone and there are various ways to relieve pain and improve the quality of life.
How are minimally invasive treatments performed?
Interventional pain procedure is performed with special instruments (such as needles and catheters, etc.) without surgical incision with the guidance of radiological devices (CT scan, fluoroscopy, ultrasound) into the desired area and the necessary procedures are performed.
Interventional pain procedures are one of the less invasive ways to control chronic head and neck pain, lumbar and limb pain, etc. that do not require incision, anesthesia and hospitalization.
The following are some of the most common interventional pain procedures: