What is it?

The nerve block, or regional anaesthetic, is administered by numbing the nerve bundle just above the back of the knee. This block, which is often used for foot or ankle surgeries, ensures that you will have very good pain relief during the first couple hours after the surgery.

Centres and specialist areas

Anaesthesia

Latest publication date: 05/02/2021
Supervising author: Dr Vanoverschelde Henk