EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTIONS
Find neck, back, and leg pain relief with a therapeutic Epidural Steroid injection.
WHAT ARE EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTIONS?
Epidural steroid injections consist of a steroid medication with local anesthetic which are injected in to portions of the spine, known as the epidural space, where inflamed nerves are causing pain. These injections are an integral part of the non-surgical management for many forms of back pain, neck pain and leg pain. A common treatment option to achieve pain relief, the injection is often used in combination with a comprehensive physical rehab program. While the injection’s effects tend to be temporary, they can be critical for acute pain relief especially in conjunction with other forms of physical therapy.
QUICK FACTS ABOUT EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTIONS:
- Non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure
- Usually a first option for chronic pain management
- Procedure typically takes only a few minutes followed by a recovery period
- In some patients, injections can provide relief for up to one year
COMMON CONDITIONS TREATED BY EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTIONS:
- Bulging Discs
- Herniated Discs
- Disc Degeneration
- Spinal Stenosis