Interventional Procedures

Interventional procedures are performed for various reasons including pain management and screening for disease. The imaging we use to guide these procedures include ultrasound, CT and MRI.

Interventional work can be complex and will require one of our specially trained Radiologist doctors to attend as it involves minimally invasive image-guided diagnosis and treatment, often using the injection of drugs or the removal of tissue.

Things to know

  • We ask that you come dressed in a separate top and bottoms, as this makes changing for the procedure easier.
  • Depending on the procedure, specific guidance about food, drink and medications will be given.
  • You will not be able to have this scan if you are pregnant.

Nerve Root Injections

At each level in the spine a nerve passes out to supply the arms, legs and trunk with sensation and muscle power. The nerve...
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Epidural Injections

Epidural Injections are also known as cortisone (steroid) injections and are used in pain management therapy. An epidural is when a local anaesthetic or...
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Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP)

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections are used in pain management therapies. Your blood contains many properties that promote healing. When we inject components of...
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Core Biopsy/FNA

Core Biopsy procedures and Fine Needle Aspirations or FNAs involve the removal of a small piece of tissue, cells or fluid so it can...
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Facet Joint Injections

Facet joints are small joints at the back of your spine that provide your vertebral column with stability. They can be found in three...
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