Interventional Pain

Why choose Lake Charles Memorial Health System Interventional Pain?

We provide our services in a sterile operating room environment with anesthesia support staff. We also offer an interventional pain fellowship-trained physician at a locally owned facility. Dr. Seth Billiodeaux received his medical degree and completed his anesthesiology residency at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport. He then completed a fellowship in interventional pain management at LSUHSC-Shreveport as well, where he also served as assistant professor of anesthesiology and interventional pain management. Dr. Billiodeaux is board certified in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology and in Anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

He was recently published in the Ochsner Journal Summer 2014 edition for a research project completed in 2012: Seth T. Billiodeaux MD, Christian G. Samuelson, MD, et al. Intraoperative and Postoperative Blood Glucose Concentrations in Diabetic Surgical Patients Receiving Lactated Ringer’s Versus Normal Saline: a Retrospective Review of Medical Records. The Ochsner Journal 14:175-178, 2014 At Memorial, our interventional pain philosophy is to reduce dependence and pain and increase function and activity through a multidisciplinary approach of several coordinated specialties and specialists.

What to Expect

We are an interventional pain management practice and will not refill any current or previous pain medications, but will look at non-opiod medication alternatives that may be suitable to your condition. You will receive a comprehensive musculoskeletal and medical evaluation, as well as a thorough radiology review. We will discuss treatment options with you and provide feedback to your referring physician regarding our plan, including any further tests or referrals. Below are some treatment options for common pain:

Headache

  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • C2/3 Nerve Block and Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Botox

Neck Pain

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Cervical Selective Nerve Root Blocks
  • Cervical Medial Branch Blocks
  • Cervical Medial Branch RadiofrequencyAblation
  • Cervical Facet Injections
  • Cervical Paraspinous Trigger Point Injections
  • Stellate Ganglion Block

Lower Back Pain

  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Blocks
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Blocks
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Diagnostic Discograms
  • Facet Injections

Sacro-Coccygeal Pain

  • Sacro-Iliac Joint Injections
  • Ganglion of Impar Block
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Sympathetic Nerve Block
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation

Thoracic Pain

  • Qutenza Procedure for Post Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Intercostal Nerve Block Thoracic Epidural

Joint Pain

  • X-ray or Ultrasound Guided Hip, Shoulder, Knee Injections

Abdominal/Pelvic Pain

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Superior Hypogastric Plexus Block

For more information, or to inquire about an appointment, call Dr. Billiodeaux's office at (337) 480-8900.