Among the most common sleep disorders are insomnia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). OSA causes people to stop breathing intermittently throughout the night. Obstructive sleep apnea affects an estimated 24% of men and 9% of women; about 10% of adults have chronic insomnia
In patients with obstructive sleep apnea, the soft tissues in the upper airway relax during sleep and block the flow of air. Respiratory effort continues during the event.
Injection Discharge Instructions
You may experience increased discomfort for 24 hours after the injection.
Limited activity and rest is recommended for this time period.
You may gradually resume regular activities as your discomfort subsides.
Do not drive or operate machinery for 12 hours.
You will need a responsible adult with you for the next 4-6 hours.
You may remove the Band-Aid tonight unless you have had a cervical injection in which case you may remove it in the morning. Lidoderm patch may stay on 12-24 hours as long as kept dry.
Steroid medications take 2-5 days to become effective; therefore, you may not experience immediate pain relief.
If you are a diabetic, the steroid may increase your blood sugar for 7-14 days. Should your blood sugar increase, please call the physician that manages your diabetes.
If you are taking blood thinners, you may resume it 12 hours after your procedure.
· El Bloqueo Trans-Foraminal Nervioso Lumbar o Cervical Selectivo con Tecnología Guiada de Imagen Fluoroscopica es una solución rápida, alternativa y efectiva para el dolor asociado a las hernias discales.
· Las indicaciones para realizar un bloqueo son el dolor radicular de espalda o cuello, independientemente de su origen (herniación del núcleo pulposo, estenosis de canal, síndrome poslaminectomía...).
· El Bloqueo Trans-Foraminal Nervioso Lumbar o Cervical Selectivo es una alternativa al tratamiento del Dolor de Espalda o Cuello causado por Hernias Discales.
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