3 levels of treatment:
1.) Conservative treatments: These include physical therapy, bracing, steroid dose packs, and pain medications. Other options include acupuncture, massage therapy, and chiropractic treatments.
2.) Steroid Injections: These are performed by specialized physicians utilizing imaging (X-ray) guidance for needle placements. These include epidural steroid injections, selective nerve root blocks, facet (medial branch) joint blocks, denervations, and Sacro-iliac (SI) injections.