Procedure List

Interventional Procedure Options

Louis C. Saeger, MD, FIPP, FACPM

All injections are performed using precision image guidance, either fluoroscopy or ultrasound, and in accordance with applicable Spine Intervention Society Procedural Guidelines


  • Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar transforaminal epidural injections
  • Cervical interlaminar epidural injection
  • Diagnostic medial branch facet nerve blocks (all spinal segments)
  • Intra-articular facet joint injections (all spinal segments, including C1-C2 lateral mass joints)
  • Provocative discography (all spinal segments)
  • Intra-discal therapeutic injections (all spinal segments)
  • Radiofrequency facet neurotomy (all spinal segments)
  • Peripheral joint, ligament, and tendon injections (typically ultrasound-guided
  • Peripheral nerve blocks, diagnostic and/or therapeutic (including hydrodissection)
  • Spinal cord stimulator trials and permanent implants
  • Peripheral nerve stimulator trials and permanent implants
  • Sacroiliac joint injection
  • Minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion (posterior-inferior approach)
  • Vertiflex, MinuteMan, and MILD procedures for spinal stenosis
  • Extradural transection/avulsion of medial branch nerves (endoscopic) for lumbar facet pain
  • Kyphoplasty (thoracic and lumbar)
  • Basivertebral Nerve Ablation (Intracept procedure)
  • Botox injections for migraine (PREEMPT protocol)

C-arm-guided diagnostic injections use local anesthetics with non-ionic iodine-based contrast.

Therapeutic injections may include steroids or orthobiologic materials, e.g., PRP, BMAC, A2M, Platelet Lysate, or amniotic fluid. Autologous biologics are prepared using EmCyte protocols.



7450 S. France Avenue Suite 240
Edina, MN 55435



(612) 353-4238


Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed