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New York/Stuttgart – A multidisciplinary team of experts have come together to create Spinal Injection Techniques, published by Thieme. This book  is a standard-setting reference for spinal injection therapy  approached from an orthopedic/trauma surgical point of view. “It is the only book in the English language about spinal injections for the treatment of pain, by an orthopedist,” states author Theodoros Theodoridis, MD.

Developed as a practical guide, Spinal Injection Techniques presents all common methods for the injection of local anesthetics to address pain from the cervical spine to the sacrum. Pain therapy such as causal orthopedic pain therapy, symptomatic pain therapy, and the different injection therapies are described in detail. The information presented by the authors are alternatives to spine surgery.

The book demonstrates safe and effective injection techniques and showcases multiple techniques that are not reliant on diagnostic imaging. Minimally invasive therapy for both inpatient and outpatient treatment are highlighted in the text.

The more than 350 full color illustrations and photographs in the book display relevant anatomy, patient positioning as well as accurate needle placement and also include real-life images taken from the authors' practices.

Spinal Injection Techniques is an invaluable resource for orthopedists and practitioners working in physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is a handy reference for anesthesiologists, neurologists, and rheumatologists with a specific interest in pain therapy for the spine.


About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a privately held scientific and medical publishing house employing more than 950 people and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in medical and scientific publishing. Today, Thieme is the market leading publisher of neurosurgical content and holds strong market positions in orthopedics, radiology, anatomy and chemistry, among other specialties. Thieme publishes 137 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books annually. The company also has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. Popular online products include Thieme eJournals and the Thieme Electronic Book Library, which are accessible via, Thieme's platform for electronic products. New anatomy resources include the www.thiemeteachingassistant.comfor faculty, and for students. Please for additional information.


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Bettina Ziegler, Public Relations and Press Office, Thieme Publishing Group, +49-711-8931-280, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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