Interscalene Blocks

March 17, 2022

Interscalene blocks are a local anesthetic is delivered to the brachial plexus, the network of nerves that travel from the spine into the neck and arm area. This procedure temporarily disables feeling in and movement of the shoulder and upper arm. This type of nerve block is usually administered to provide pain relief during or immediately after upper extremity surgery on the shoulder or arm.

Possible Conditions

  • Shoulder Pain
  • Neck Pain