Interventional Pain Management

What is interventional pain management?

Interventional pain management refers to non-surgical treatments for neck or back pain. Unlike other means of conservative care, interventional pain management involves invasive techniques. At Swedish, we offer multiple interventional pain procedures, including but not limited to:

  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Nerve ablations
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty

What is the procedure for interventional pain management?

Your surgeon will determine if you will benefit from interventional pain management. Your care will be managed by your surgeon or you will be referred to a pain management specialist for a treatment plan.

What conditions is interventional pain management used for?

What are the benefits of interventional pain management?

  • It can eliminate the need for surgery.
  • It is frequently less expensive than surgery.

What are the risks of interventional pain management?

The risks of interventional pain management are low when overseen by an appropriate healthcare provider.

Interested in learning more about interventional pain management and finding out if it is appropriate for you?

Schedule a consultation online or call 206-320-BACK (2225).