Nerve Blocks for Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Jacob AuBuchon, MD, WashU’s Director of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management at St. Louis Children's Hospital, answers the important questions parents and caregivers often have about nerve blocks for their children undergoing surgery.

Nerve blocks have become an increasingly popular option for pediatric orthopedic patients. Talk with your child's surgery team to determine if a nerve block is the right option for them.