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Injections For Pain Relief

August 24, 2018 | By | In: back pain, Botox Injections, chronic pain, injection therapy

Injections, Treatment For Pain…

Pain specialists like Dr. Matthew Kalter offer injections for pain relief especially as a go-to treatment for back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain and ankle pain. Pain specialists like Dr. Kalter find that injections can also relax painful muscle spasms. Botox for instance may work for three months without many side effects. Looking for a Botox doctor in Smithtown, New York? Checkout our injection chart.

Types of Injections For Pain Relief…

  • Selective nerve root block (SNRB)
  • Facet joint block.
  • Facet rhizotomy.
  • Sacroiliac joint block.
  • Epidural steroid injection.
  • BOTOX (onabotulinumtoxinA)
  • PRP Injections For Pain

Testimonials …

“I’ve had steroid injections and they have given me back my life. After 14 years of chronic pain, I am now pain-free. Then again, my steroids weren’t contaminated and I go to a large pain clinic where I’ve been impressed with the quality of care I’ve gotten.” patient

Injections for Pain Relief

Injections for Pain Relief: Treat neck, middle back, and low back pain. Botox Smithtown NY | Kalter PMR

Key points:

  1. There are now about 9 million epidural steroid injections performed annually in the U.S and the number of procedures appears to be growing.
  2. The most common injections are into the neck (cervical) and into the lower back (lumbar).
  3. Besides the reduction in muscle tone Botox tends to reduce pain in pain syndromes associated with muscle spasm.
  4. Low back pain is common and injections with corticosteroids are a frequently used treatment option.
  5. Neck and shoulder pain can result in significant discomfort for patients, which affects their quality of life, can decrease work productivity, and increase outpatient visits and the emotional and financial burden on patients
  6. Shoulder pain can develop from the shoulder joint or any of the surrounding ligaments, muscles, or tendons.
  7. Physical therapy can offer neck-strengthening exercises to help ease pain and prevent recurrence.
  8. For pain associated with frozen shoulder that has not resolved, corticosteroid injections may help decrease pain and improve shoulder mobility.

More articles on practice management:


  • www.painnewsnetwork.org/stories/2017/9/24/5-things-to-know-about-epidural-steroid-injections
  • www.painandinjury.com/injections.html
  • www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3591685/
  • www.abcnews.go.com/Health/PainManagement/story?id=4148566&page=1
  • www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK285206/
  • www.emedicine.medscape.com/article/1143675-overview
  • www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2018/august2018/neck-and-shoulder-pain-causes-management-and-prevention-strategies
  • www.orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/treatment/spinal-injections/

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