Interventional Pain Medicine

When conservative treatments have not provided relief, our interventional pain medicine team can help to reduce or alleviate your chronic or acute pain, leading to improved quality of life.

Conditions we Treat

Procedures We Offer

Our team performs the following minimally-invasive procedures in the clinic or at Skagit Valley Hospital as outpatient procedures. Patients are able to return home immediately after their procedure. IV conscious sedation during procedures is available to help patients with anxiety and discomfort, even though most procedures are not painful.

  • Epidural Steroid Injections – Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Caudal; Interlaminar & Transforaminal
  • Diagnostic Facet Joint Medial Branch Block (MBB) – Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) (aka Neurotomy or Rhizotomy) - Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar
  • Sacroiliac Joint (SI) injections
  • Ultrasound-guided joints/bursas/tendons injections – knee (steroids and viscosupplementation), hip, shoulder, elbow, ankle, wrist (carpal tunnel)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS)
  • Diagnostic Genicular Nerves Block at the Knee
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of the Genicular Nerves at the Knee
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks – Ilioinguinal, Iliohypogastric, Lateral Femoral Cutaneous
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Sympathetic Blocks - Stellate Ganglion, Lumbar Sympathetic, Ganglion Impar
  • Piriformis Muscle injection
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • IV Conscious Sedation (if needed)

Meet Our Interventional Pain Experts

Our team of highly-trained doctors provides interventional pain services to families across Skagit, Island and north Snohomish counties.

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