Nerve blocks are injections of medication onto or near nerves, which block pain signals. Nerve blocks are used to relief pain from a variety of conditions, from a broad range of locations on the body. The medications that are injected include local anesthetics, steroids, and opioids.
THORACIC FACET JOINT / MEDIAL BRANCH BLOCK
Thoracic medial branch nerves are located in the mid-back or upper back.