Minimally Invasive Spine & Pain Interventions

Caudal Block

Caudal blocks are generally used for surgery, including day-case surgery, on the lower tummy, groin or legs. Advantages of a caudal block include better pain relief and using much lower doses of other pain medicines that can have problematic side effects.

Indication for Blocks

  • Prolapsed Intervertebral Disc
  • Sciatica
  • Pain in both legs
  • Pain in calf muscles
  • Radiculopathy
  • Weakness
  • Hypoaesthesia/Paraesthesia


  • Easy to perform
  • Can be performed without fluoroscopy


  • Less amount of drug reaches pathology site
  • Less effective for L4-5 pathology

Are you in pain? Don't wait and make an appointment today, to get that treated!