Sciatica — treatment: injections and procaine blockade
Sciatica — a disease of the spine, accompanied by pain, and in severe cases, and loss of mobility. With the defeat of the lumbar spine patients periodically experience sharp pain, not allowing to change the position of the body. Thoracic radiculitis is characterized by paroxysmal pain symptoms in the sternum. In cervical sciatica occur pain in the neck, inability to turn the head.
Patients assigned to bed rest and drug therapy, including injections of anesthetic and anti-inflammatory drugs. If you suspect sciatica, you must consult your doctor, self medication with the use of massage and ointments in the acute period is unacceptable. Pain is only the symptoms of the disease, therefore, self-administration of painkillers just masks the problem but does not solve it. In addition, the doctor must confirm the diagnosis, as similar symptoms can be observed and other serious diseases (e.g., acute pancreatitis, acute cholecystitis).
Self-treatment using analgesics and ointments in such cases is not only ineffective, but will aggravate the situation, so as to relieve an acute attack of pain need different drugs.
Injection of ketorol and voltaren for sciatica
Medications of sciatica was based on ketonala treat non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Injections were ketonala eliminate inflammation and relieve pain. Actively used the drug with radiculitis and other diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Among the indications are lumbar and cervical radiculitis, osteochondrosis. Treatment ketonala in some cases, has some side effects: dizziness, nausea, sleep disturbance. Side effects rarely occur, unpleasant symptoms quickly pass. Contraindications are hypersensitivity to the components of the drug, ulcer of stomach or duodenum, kidney and liver failure, bleeding in anamnesis, pregnancy, lactation, age under 14.
Voltaren is used in severe pain and is injected deep in the muscle. Injections give fast effect, reduce temperature, reduce inflammation and eliminate pain. To enhance the effect of the combination injections with oral ingestion of the drug and the introduction of rectal suppositories.
Treatment woltarena is no more than two days. The drug has a number of side effects, the appearance of which is illustrated in the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, hypertension, dizziness, impaired vision and hearing, skin rash, swelling. Contraindications to voltaren injection are: gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, hypersensitivity to the medication components, the third trimester of pregnancy, age under 6 years, severe violations of the liver and kidneys.
Similar action has woltarena ketorol, the use of which is the treatment of sciatica and other diseases accompanied by acute pain. Injections on the basis of ketorol have contraindications: pregnancy and breast-feeding, aspirin triad, bronchospasm, ulcer disease of the digestive system, the age of 16.
Introduction milgamma and other pain management
The efficiency of the injection based on milgamma — combined lidocaine and complex of b vitamins At the drug improves the nutrition of the affected tissues are removed the inflammation and pain. Indications for use are the lumbar, thoracic and cervical radiculitis.
With the introduction of milgamma possible unpleasant symptoms: sweating, palpitations, arrhythmia, nausea, headache, rash, and itching. Contraindications to the use of the drug are heart disease, hypersensitivity to the drug, age up to 16 years, pregnancy and lactation.
Today, in addition to injections of traditional painkillers, widely used the following methods of pain relief:
- ozone injections with steroid preparations;
- novocaine blockade;
- the point of injection.
Injection of ozone with steroid drugs are used once and are introduced into the affected area of the back. The shot works quickly, eliminates the symptoms of inflammation and gives the patient a sense of relief.
Novocaine blockade is used to eliminate the severe pain when other medications do not help. To complete the blockade of the medicine is injected in the area of localization of pain in certain points of the lumbar, cervical or thoracic spine. For injection can be used procaine, lidocaine (single-block), or a combination of procaine and hydrocortisone acetate or cyanocobalamin (complex block). These substances have potent anti-inflammatory effect, eliminate the pain symptoms. Contraindications to novocaine blockade: cardiac pathology, myasthenia gravis, arterial hypotension, allergic to novocaine, epilepsy, liver disease.
Treatment of sciatica can be performed point injections into muscle tissue and paravertebral ligaments.
Point injections promote tissue regeneration, stimulate blood circulation and metabolism. The composition for injection includes water, glycerin and dextrose. Point injection is contraindicated in case of intolerance of components of a structure.
To treat sciatica you need integrated with the use of modern techniques. Home treatment only folk remedies must not be haphazard and taking pain, relieving symptoms, but not eliminate the cause. Injections for sciatica appointed only by a physician, which determines on the basis of preliminary diagnosis the preferred drug and its dosage.