interventional pain clinic

The presence of consistent pain can impair your lifestyle adversely and limit your ability to live an active life. At times, standard treatment might not provide relief and chronic pain might increase to a level where leading a pain free might seem impossible.

That's why at Burjeel Hospital, we have a full-fledged state-of-the art chronic pain management department which can diagnose, treat and manage all kinds of pain. The pain management clinic combines expertise from multiple departments of Anesthesiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Physiotherapy & Pain physician to ensure exemplary levels of care and treatment.

We use interventional procedures performed under ultrasound and x-ray guidance, combined with the use of conventional, pulsed, cooled or bipolar radiofrequency targeted on the nerves causing the pain.Such specialized and targeted treatment facilitates faster recovery from pain.

Backed by world-class medical technology and an expert medical team, the Interventional Pain Clinic at Burjeel Hospital offers treatments on the following key conditions.

  • Low back pain and neck pain from discogenic pain (lumbar and cervical)
  • Facet joint arthropathy
  • Radiculopathy and radicular pain
  • Failed back surgery syndrome
  • Spinal canal stenosis
  • Headaches – cervicogenic headache and facial pain
  • Shoulder pain, adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder
  • Thoracic and pelvic pain
  • Cancer-related pain
  • Peripheral neuropathy especially diabetic neuropathy
  • CRPS ,complex regional pain syndrome type 1 and 2
  • Shingles (herpes zoster, Post herpetic neuralgia)

The Interventional Pain Clinic at Burjeel hospital focuses on using advanced interventional techniques to treat pain.

Our targeted approach covers all key areas of the human body which include:

  • Head and neck
    1 Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block and RF
    2) Stellate Ganglion Block and RF
    3) Trigeminal Ganglion Block and RF
    4) Midline Interlaminar Cervical Epidural Block
    5) Cervical Facet Block and and medial branch RF
  • Thorax (Chest)
    1) T2, 3 Sympathetic Block and RF
    2) Splanchnic Nerve Block and RF
    3) Thoracic Facet Block and medial branch RF
    4) Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Lumbar ( lower part of the back )
    1) Lumbar Sympathetic Block and RF
    2) Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block and PRF
    3) Lumbar Discography Procedure
    4) Lumbar Facet Block and medial branch RF
    5) Lumbar Communicating Ramus block and RF
  • Pelvic
    1) Hypogastric Plexus Block and RF
    2) Caudal Neuroplasty
    3) Sacral Nerve Root Block
    4) Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    5) Radiofrequency of Sacroiliac Joint
    7) Pudendal nerve block and RF


Other treatment options include Ultrasound guided injections of peripheral nerves (cervical, thoracic, abdominal, pelvic and upper and lower limb nerves), joints or trigger point. We also offer Radio frequency conventional, pulsed, cooled and bipolar RF technology for pain management