A diagnostic medial branch block is an outpatient procedure for diagnosing and treating neck pain, mid back pain, and lower back pain. This information has been provided so you can better understand this procedure. Your provider will make the best recommendation for your specific needs.
A medial branch block (MBB) is a procedure in which anesthetic is injected near small medial nerves connected to a specific facet joint. Typically several injections are given in one procedure.