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A 54-year-old female asked:

6 months n 20 sessions of pt. still neck n shoulder pain.how effective is steroid jab for herniated cervical discs n spondylosis? risks?other options?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
See below: You mention two very different diagnosis (and injections). Cervical epidurals (for disc herniated discs) and cervical facet blocks (for spondylosis) are both very effective. If you have failed pt other than traction I am not sure what other conservative treatments there are.

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Last updated Jul 2, 2014

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