What Are the Treatment Options for a Pinched Nerve in the Lower Back?
Having a pinched nerve in your lower back can render everyday activities like getting dressed, driving a car, and even walking an uncomfortable experience. If you live in the Nashville, Tennessee, area and are searching for a powerful solution to your nerve pain, visit The Spine Center at Precision Pain Care. Our practice is led by Dr. Graf Hilgenhurst, a board-certified pain medicine specialist and anesthesiologist who founded Precision Pain Care in 2006.
Dr. Hilgenhurst specializes in interventional pain medicine and minimally invasive spine procedures that relieve nerve compression without extensive surgery and lengthy recovery periods. Plus, all of our procedures are performed with fluoroscopic guidance to enhance surgical precision and achieve the best possible results for our patients in Nashville, TN. Dr. Hilgenhurst takes an individualized approach to back pain relief that focuses on addressing each patient’s specific condition and symptoms and the exact location of the nerve compression. Depending on these factors and several others, a patient’s treatment plan may include one or more of the following treatments:
- Nerve block procedures like medial branch blocks, lumbar sympathetic blocks, stellate ganglion blocks
- Lumbar epidural steroid injections
- Transforaminal steroid injections
- Radiofrequency neurotomy
- Sacroiliac joint injections
- Facet joint injections
If you have been diagnosed with a pinched nerve in your lower back, or if you are experiencing numbness, tingling sensations, or shooting pain in your lower body, we encourage you to contact Precision Pain Care in Nashville, TN. Dr. Hilgenhurst can evaluate your symptoms, pinpoint the exact area of the nerve compression, and suggest advanced therapies to help you overcome your symptoms and get back to the activities you enjoy. Give us a call today or request an appointment online to take the first step toward feeling better.