US-Guided CPNB for Sciatic Nerve Part 1: Popliteal

June 3, 2014
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Ultrasound-Guided CPNB for Sciatic Nerve Part 1: Popliteal from CPNB Consulting read more →

Nuances to Ultrasound-Guided Subgluteal Sciatic Nerve Block Part 1

April 25, 2014
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Full Commentary on “Ultrasound-Guided Sciatic Nerve Block in Overweight and Obese Patients”              by Abdallah et al, Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine Vol 38, Number 6, Nov-Dec 2013, p547-552   There are a number of points made in this article that I find very interesting and that I believe are worth discussing further. Some of.. read more →


December 28, 2012
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     I consider this block to be one of the basic blocks that should be learned early in the course of converting to ultrasound and continuous nerve blocks. Of the sciatic nerve blocks, it is the easiest to incorporate ultrasound (no matter your original approach or patient positioning), it is a superficial block which.. read more →

The ‘Right’ Way

January 23, 2012
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WELL, THAT’S NEW TO ME…      I have come in contact at more than one practice lately with an application for a block that I would not have thought reasonable before now. It is the use of a popliteal sciatic nerve block (as a single injection) for posterior knee pain for total knee arthroplasty. I.. read more →