The Fluoroscopy Suite at South Florida Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine allows our pain management specialists to perform minimally invasive, state-of-the-art pain management treatments on-site at our Stuart location.
For you as a patient,that means you’ll experience the most up-to-date conservative techniques available to relieve chronic and acute pain without leaving the same warm, welcoming and highly professional environment found in our main office. Plus, since you’re still in the office, you’ll avoid an additional facility fee you would otherwise incur by visiting another location to have your pain management treatment.
What is Fluoroscopy?
Fluoroscopy is a digital imaging technique allowing physicians to view what is basically a live motion X-ray of the musculoskeletal system.
Viewing this real-time X-ray with fluoroscopy technology helps ensure accurate needle positioning during procedures, meaning medications are delivered precisely where they need to be to provide maximum relief from chronic and acute pain.
Common Treatments Performed at the Fluoroscopy Suite
A variety of pain management treatments and techniques are used at the Fluoroscopy Suite to provide patients with relief. Some of the most common treatments include:
- Epidural steroid injections
- Facet joint injections
- Medial branch nerve blocks
- Nerve root blocks
- Occipital nerve injections
- Radiofrequency ablation
- SI (sacroiliac) joint injections