Prolotherapy injections are generally considered safe and beneficial for appropriate patients with chronic back pain.
Prolotherapy for back pain usually involves treating ligaments and joint spaces in the spine and/or hip by injecting small amounts of a medicated solution.
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a minimally invasive procedure that is performed at a doctor’s office or a hospital. Pain relief after RFA is typically experienced 1 to 3 weeks after the injection.
A medial branch nerve block can help relieve pain from facet joint nerves, but there are risks, possible complications, and other positive and negative factors with the injection.
A sacroiliac joint injection is used either to diagnose or treat low back and/or leg pain associated with sacroiliac joint dysfunction.