Dr. Clayton Alexander is an orthopedic surgeon, focusing on upper extremity areas including the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. He has specialized Fellowship training in advanced hand surgeries.
Knee replacement surgery is offered at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. The orthopedic team at Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy offer innovative technology for knee replacement surgery.
The Gynecologic Oncology Center is a long-standing leader in women's cancer treatment. Mercy Medical Center is the recipient of numerous awards in Women's Health.
Mercy offers emergency care on the Downtown Baltimore campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (410-332-9477) with access to a trained emergency medicine team, diagnostic services and consultations with specialists.
In case of an Emergency, Dial 911 and follow the instructions of the EMS (Emergency Medical Services) team.
Mercy Medical Center's downtown campus includes our Main Hospital - The Mary Catherine Bunting Center, McAuley Plaza and The Weinberg Center.
General visiting hours at Mercy are 11:00 am to 8:30 pm. Hours vary by floor, please check with the nursing staff or call 410-332-9555.
The doctors of The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy offer transforaminal injections for patients with leg and back pain.
A transforaminal injection, sometimes a called selective nerve block, is a medicated injection used to alleviate leg and back pain.
The injection is performed with the patient lying on their stomach. Using a fluoroscope, a small gauge needle is inserted into the epidural space through the bony opening of the exiting nerve root. The foramina are small openings between the vertebrae through which the nerve roots exit the spinal canal and enter the body.
This technique allows the medication to be placed closer to the irritated nerve root than in conventional epidural steroid injections.
Patients with back pain due to a herniated disc or spinal stenosis may be candidates for transforaminal injections. Our expert pain management doctors at The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy will evaluate your condition to determine if transforaminal injections are appropriate for your needs.
The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, provides leading edge interventional pain treatment for conditions including spinal stenosis, herniated disk, facet arthropathy, osteoarthritis, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, post-herpetic neuralgia, peripheral neuropathy and cancer pain. Our doctors specialize in treatments such as injections, decompressions and therapies to reduce and alleviate pain.
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Dr. David Maine, Director of The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine, helps patients with chronic pain, lower back pain and cancer pain.
A patient gains a new pain-free life after being treated by a team of doctors at Mercy Medical Center.