Pain services patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Capsaicin 8% patch

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having capsaicin 8% patch to treat your pain and what happens during capsaicin treatment.

Continuous epidural pain relief for postoperative pain – Discharge advice for patients

Description:
Advice for patients who have been receiving pain relief by an epidural catheter, a small plastic tube inserted into your back.

Endoscopic facet joint radiofrequency denervation

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer your questions about having an endoscopic facet joint radiofrequency denervation to treat back pain.

Epidural injection

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an epidural injection to treat your pain.

Facet joint injections for pain

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to provide you with information relating to facet joint injections, and to answer some questions that you may have.

Facet joint medial branch blocks

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to provide you with information relating to facet joint injections and to answer some questions that you may have.

Facet joint radiofrequency denervation

Description:
The aim of this booklet is to help answer your questions about having a facet joint denervation to treat your back pain.

Foot and ankle injections

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a foot or ankle injection. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

General information injection treatments

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to provide you with general information relating to injection treatments and to answer some questions that you may have.

Greater occipital nerve injection for headache and facial pain

Description:
This leaflet will answer your questions about what GON is, how we use it to treat pain, and what happens after your treatment.
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