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Patient Education

Patients, the education sheets below are provided to help you understand a variety of diagnostic and pain management procedures that Intermountain Medical Imaging provides. Please click on the link or image to see the PDF of each information sheet.

Arthrography Patient Education
Arthrography helps physicians evaluate alterations in structure and function of a joint and help to determine the possible need for treatment, including arthroscopy, open surgery or joint replacement.

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Myelogram Patient Education
A myelogram is a simple test performed to look at the spinal sac and the nerve roots that exit from the spinal canal.

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Lumbar Facet Injection
For Chronic Low Back Pain
A lumbar facet injection is an outpatient procedure for diagnosing and treating low back, button, hip and groin pain.

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Lumbar Medial Branch Block
For Chronic Low Back Pain
A lumbar medial branch block is an outpatient procedure for diagnosing and treating low back, buttock, hip, and groin pain.

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Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
For Chronic Low Back Pain
A lumbar radiofrequency ablation is an outpatient procedure for treating low back, button, hip and groin pain. It is also called a lumbar facet thermal coagulation or rhizotomy.

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Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
For Low Back & Leg Pain
A lumbar selective nerve root block is a target-specific epidural steroid injection for diagnosing and treating low back and leg pain.

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Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
For Low Back & Leg Pain
A lumbar tranforaminal epidural steroid injection is an outpatient procedure for treating low back and leg pain.

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Sacroiliac Joint Injection
For Chronic Low Back & Buttock Pain
A sacroiliac joint injection is an outpatient procedure for treating low back and buttock pain.

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