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Epidural steroid injections are a very common treatment option to treat pain stemming from the neck and lower back. This treatment option involves injecting local anesthetic and steroid medication into the epidural space to relieve inflammation of the nerve root.

Epidural Steroid Injections

What epidural steroid injections do we perform?  

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection

  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection

  • Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

  • Caudal Epidural Steroid Injections

What medication is used?  

  • Dexamethasone

  • Depo-Medrol / Methylprednisolone

Epidural Steroid Injections

What are the benefits?

The goal of this procedure is to not only improve your pain and symptoms, but to also improve your mobility and allow you to participate in your daily activities with less pain. While the greatest benefit of having an epidural steroid injection is achieving relief of your pain, for some patients, there are many other benefits! The other benefits to achieving relief of your pain with this treatment are: 

  • limiting or discontinuing the amount of medication taken to relieve your pain

  • continuing or starting physical therapy

  • returning to the activities that make you happy

  • postponing surgery

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