When you touch a hot stove, the nerves in your hand send a pain signal to your brain that alerts you to quickly move your hand from the stove. Pain signals can be classified as acute or chronic. Acute pain is like the hot stove example above, but with chronic pain, the brain continues to send pain … [Read more...] about How do Nerve Blocks Relieve Pain?
Types of Nerve Blocks and Side Effects
Nerve Blocks For Chronic Pain Nerve blocks are a common form of therapy used to treat and manage chronic pain. Groups of nerves that cause pain to a particular region or area of the body can typically be blocked via injections of medication also known as nerve blocks. These nerve blocks are … [Read more...] about Types of Nerve Blocks and Side Effects