We offer image-guided spine injection as a minimally invasive treatment to help improve back pain or find the source of your pain. Our interventional radiologists inject anti-inflammatory steroid and anesthetic medicines to reduce any swelling around the nerves that may be causing pain. Learn More
We offer kyphoplasty as a minimally invasive, image-guided treatment for fractures in the small bones supporting the backbone. To treat these osteoporatic and malignant verbetral compression fractures, our specially trained interventional radiologists use image guidance and a balloon to restore the bone to its original size and shape. The care team then injects a medical cement into the bone to stabilize it. Learn More
We offer image-guided nerve ablation as a minimally invasive, image-guided therapy to help treat people with pain due to disc disease after conservative treatment hasn't worked.
Nucleoplasty (Percutaneous Discectomy)
We offer nucleoplasty as a minimally invasive, image-guided therapy to help treat back pain caused by herniated discs. A specially trained interventional radiologist uses image guidance to remove a small amount of disc tissue to relieve pressure on the nerves. The goal of nucleoplasty is to reduce pain and increase mobility. Learn More
Percutaneous Interspinous Spacers
We offer percutaneous interspinous spacers, or spine spacers, as a minimally invasive, image-guided therapy to help treat spinal stenosis.
We offer sacroplasty as a treatment for pain caused by fractures in the sacrum, the bone in your lower back. A specially trained interventional radiologist injects medical cement into the sacrum fracture, which acts like an internal cast.
We offer vertebroplasty as a minimally invasive, image-guided therapy to treat back pain caused by vertebral fractures. Learn More
We offer tumor embolization as a minimally invasive, image-guided therapy to help treat tumors causing back pain.
Tarlov Cyst Aspiration / Injections
We offer tarlov cyst aspiration and injections as a minimally invasive, image-guided therapy.
Refer a Patient for Interventional Radiology Services
Are you a provider who wants to refer a patient to Mass General for interventional radiology services? Call us or refer online.