Interventional Management for Pelvic Pain

Ameet S. Nagpal, Erika L. Moody

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Interventional procedures can be applied for diagnostic evaluation and treatment of the patient with pelvic pain, often once more conservative measures have failed to provide relief. This article reviews interventional management strategies for pelvic pain. We review superior and inferior hypogastric plexus blocks, ganglion impar blocks, transversus abdominis plane blocks, ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric and genitofemoral blocks, pudendal nerve blocks, and selective nerve root blocks. Additionally, we discuss trigger point injections, sacroiliac joint injections, and neuromodulation approaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)621-646
Number of pages26
JournalPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2017


  • Ganglion impar
  • Hypogastric plexus
  • Interventional pain management
  • Nerve block
  • Pelvic injections
  • Pelvic pain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation


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