On the 6th of this month I received cervical and lumbar facet joint blocks, facet joint rhizotomy and epiduragrams. The day after my lower back was still painful - "8" on the pain scale. (It was much better than the day of surgery then the pain was a "25"!) About 2 days after the procedures my pain reached even higher. I now have more swelling, pain to the touch, numbness/tingleing in groin area, extreme pain and restricted movement in right leg. The severe pain is on my right side and the pain has spread to my left side slightly. The pain is also on my hips, rear and front of my legs. I called the doctor and he wanted to see me and give me a local and stated he must not of got all of the nerve. Well, i didn't go back. I'm too scared to receive any more of anything on or in my spine area. The lortabs hardly give any relief even after i doubled the dose(per doctor). Does anyone have suggestions of what to do or who to see for help? Also, what pain medications are not morphine based? Any help would be appreciated.