Peripheral Nerve Block Overview

Peripheral nerve blocks may be indicated for a variety of pain conditions and may be performed for diagnostic and/or therapeutic effect. The area injected will depend on the location of your pain. It is not possible to predict how much help, if any, this procedure will be for your pain. Results vary with each person.

Nerves involved may include:

  • Trigeminal
  • Occipital
  • Axillary
  • Illioinguinal
  • Illiohypogastric
  • Sciatic
  • Interscalene
  • Infraclavicular
  • Femoral

Our Clinic

Learn more about the Stanford approach by visiting the Pain Management Center
Call 650-723-6238 to make an appointment