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How is an x-ray used in interventional pain treatment?

Taking an X-ray enables the doctor to pinpoint exactly where to inject pain medication without making an incision. In this video, Devi Nampiaparampil, MD, chief of pain management at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, explains the procedure.


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