Discharge Instructions

Discharge Instructions for Spine Injections

You received a:

o Basivertebral Nerve Ablation
o Epidural Steroid Injection
o Hip Injection
o Kyphoplasty
o Medial Branch Block
o Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (Mild)
o Minimally Invasive Spinal Fixation
o Occipital Nerve Block
o Peripheral Nerve Stimulator
o PRP/Stem Cell
o Radiofrequency Ablation
o Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
o Sacroiliac Injection
o Spinal Cord Stimulation or Implant/Battery – Dr. Trainor
o Spinal Cord Stimulation or Implant/Battery – MD Pain
o Stellate Ganglion Block
o Superior Hypogastric Plexus Block
o Sympathetic Block

FOR NON-EMERGENCIES OR QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL: 303-623-2680

Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
After 5:00 PM or on weekends, please contact your provider if you have non-emergent needs. For emergent needs, please call 911.

Medication refills need to be addressed during regular business hours by calling your physician’s office.

Call your provider’s office, at the phone number provided on your discharge instructions if you are experiencing the following:

  • Severe back pain
  • Severe headache that does not go away with medicine, worsens when sitting or standing up and is greatly relieved upon lying down. The headache may be associated with nausea and/or vomiting.
  • Chills or fever (101⁰F, 38.5⁰C or greater).
  • Redness, swelling, tenderness, or drainage at the injection site, or new onset of radiating pain to a different location of your body.

If you are experiencing the following, proceed immediately to an emergency room to have your back scanned for possible spinal cord bleeding or infection:

  • High fever
  • Sudden chest pain/shortness of breath
  • Cannot move your legs
  • Sensory loss in the groin and rectal area
  • Sudden loss of strength in arms/legs
  • Severe lethargy, seizures or new onset of confusion
  • Not able to urinate after the injection or lose bowel or bladder control

You may call the nursing staff at 303-623-2680 or email at info@lonetreesurgerycenter.com with any non-emergent questions or concerns.

If your procedure was performed for diagnostic purposes, please schedule a follow up appointment with the referring doctor’s office.