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Sympathetic Nerve Block

What is a sympathetic nerve block?

The sympathetic nerves are a part of the autonomic nervous system, which control a number of different functions in the body as part of the “fight or flight” response. In some conditions, these nerves can also carry pain signals or maintain painful states. This is called sympathetically-maintained pain, and it is seen in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Post-Herpetic Neuralgia, nerve entrapment syndromes, certain types of facial pain and even peripheral vascular disease.

Where in the body are sympathetic nerve blocks performed?

Sympathetic nerve blocks can be targeted to a number of anatomic areas, including the legs (lumbar sympathetic block), arms and face (stellate ganglion block), as well as the abdominal and pelvic organs (superior and inferior hypogastric plexuses and ganglion of impar).

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Office Locations

Center for Interventional Pain & Spine, LLC has multiple convenient locations to serve you. Get started by requesting an appointment at any of our offices located in Delaware and Pennsylvania areas near major hospitals and highways.

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
Silverside Corporate Carr Center
405 Silverside Road, Suite 104, Wilmington, DE 19809
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-792-1372
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Brandywine Town Center
3401 Brandywine Parkway, Suite 202, Wilmington, DE 19803
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-477-6955
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Sandhill Plaza
118 Sandhill Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, DE 19709
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-378-0941
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The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Suite 1200, Newark, DE 19713
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-792-1372
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Pike Creek Sports Medicine and Professional Center
3105 Limestone Road, Suite 300, Wilmington, DE 19808
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-482-2212
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Halpern Medical Plaza
1197 Airport Road, Second Floor, Milford, DE 19963
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-503-3432
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Surgical Center Affiliations

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
Orthopaedic Specialist Surgery Center
1096 Old Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19713
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Wilmington Hospital
501 W. 14th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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Wilmington Roxana Canon Arsht Surgicenter
625 W. 12th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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First State Surgery Center
1000 Twin C Lane, Suite 200, Newark, DE 19713
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