Examination

Preparation

Lumbar Nerve Root Sleeve Injection
  • You will need someone to drive you home after your procedure, therefore, you must organise a driver to bring you in and pick you up after the procedure.
  • If you take Warfarin or other blood thinning agents, please notify our staff as this may require cessation or blood tests prior to the procedure.
  • Please notify staff when you are booking your appointment if you are diabetic.
  • You will need to rest for 2-3 days after the procedure.
Facet Joint Injection
  • You will need someone to drive you home after your procedure, therefore, you must organise a driver to bring you in and pick you up after the procedure.
  • If you take Warfarin or other blood thinning agents, please notify our staff as this may require cessation or blood tests prior to the procedure.
  • Please notify staff when you are booking your appointment if you are diabetic.
  • You will need to rest for 2-3 days after the procedure.
Rhizotomy
  • You will need someone to drive you home after your procedure, therefore, you must organise a driver to bring you in and pick you up after the procedure.
  • You will need to rest for 2-3 days after the procedure.