A 49-year-old member asked:
What is an epidural of spinal block used for?
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Dr. Frances Dyro answered
53 years experience in Neurology
Pain management: Epidural injections are done for various reasons, mostly to block pain. During labor, epidural injections are given for the pain of labor. Sometimes epidural nerve blocks are given for pain like sciatica. Some people with chronic pain from spine disease are given epidural steroid injections.
Answered on Apr 2, 2013
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