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Pain Management

Pain management radiology is a subspecialty of radiology that uses various imaging modalities to diagnose and guide treatments for chronic pain conditions.

With the population living longer and more people living with chronic illness, the need for pain management has grown. Interventional radiology is part of the current comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to manage pain. At Aspire Radiology, our radiologists are specialised in diagnosing chronic illness and perform minimally invasive procedures to treat chronic pain.

Frequently Asked Questions

Chronic pain conditions that may be evaluated and treated with pain management radiology include back pain, joint pain, nerve pain, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), among others.

Imaging provides detailed anatomical information, allowing physicians to identify the source of pain and guide interventions such as nerve blocks, injections, and other minimally invasive procedures.

Depending on the specific procedure and patient factors, sedation or anesthesia may be used to ensure patient comfort and cooperation during the procedure.

In most cases, patients with metal implants or devices can undergo pain management radiology procedures. However, it’s important to inform the healthcare provider about any implants or devices, as they can sometimes affect the quality of the images.

While X-rays and CT scans do involve ionizing radiation, the benefits of accurate diagnosis and treatment often outweigh the risks. At Aspire Radiology, we emphasize on providing best possible service with minimal radiation exposure.

After the procedure, the images will be reviewed by a radiologist, and the findings will be communicated to the referring physician, who will then discuss the results with you.

Depending on the specific procedure and individual patient factors. You will receive post-procedure instructions, including any restrictions on activities.

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