Tendinitis Intervention

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Fig. 26.1 The three phases of calcific tendinitis. (Reprinted with permission from Philip Peng Education Series) Uhthoff and Loehr described three distinct stages in the disease process, namely, the precalcific,…

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Medial Branch and Third Occipital Nerve Blocks

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Fig. 13.1 Anatomy of cervical medial branch and third occipital nerve (TON). (Reprinted with permission from Philip Peng Educational Series) Each zygapophyseal joint is innervated by the medial branch above…

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Muscles

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Fig. 8.1 The area of pain in patients with piriformis syndrome. (Reprinted with permission from Philip Peng Educational Series) Piriformis syndrome, an etiology related to prolonged or excessive contraction of…

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and Inferior Cluneal Nerve

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Fig. 9.1 Pudendal nerve between sacrospinous and sacrotuberous ligament. (Reprinted with permission from Philip Peng Educational Series) It gives off three terminal branches: the dorsal nerve of the penis or…

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Nerve

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Fig. 7.1 The genital and femoral branches of the genitofemoral nerve. (Reprinted with permission from Dr. Maria Fernanda Rojas) The genitofemoral nerve (GFN) arises from the L1 and L2 spinal…

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and Lesser Occipital Nerve

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  Specific types of headache Primary Migraine, cluster headaches, post-concussion headache Secondary Cervicogenic headache, occipital neuralgia The basis of how occipital nerve block works in the primary headache is likely…

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Plasma

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Fig. 25.1 Platelet physiology. Platelets are not cells, but rather 1–4 μm anucleated cytoplasmic fragments of megakaryocytes. Platelets contain dense granules and alpha granules. The latter contain adhesion molecules, coagulation and…

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Nerve Block

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Fig. 5.1 Different layers of intercostal muscle. (Reprinted with permission from Philip Peng Educational Series) The intercostal nerves are made up of twelve pairs of thoracic spinal nerves (T1–T12) and…

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Cervical Nerve Root Block

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Fig. 12.1 Cross section of cervical epidural space. 1. Ligamentum flavum, 2. epidural space with venous plexus, 3. spinal ganglion, 4. spinous process, 5. body of vertebra, 6. dorsal branch…

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Sympathetic Trunk

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Fig. 3.1 Anatomy of cervical sympathetic chain. (Reprint with permission from Philip Peng Educational Series) The preganglionic fibers of the head and neck region continue to travel cephalad to the…

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