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Can the epidural and cortisol shot work effectively for back pain?

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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on

Pathology in your spine.
If you have just a small inflammation in an area from a minor injury, then it can be very, very effective. If you have major disc issues, foraminal narrowing, or other issues, you may need more than one and they should be done in conjunction with physical therapy to help build core strength and correct the issues so it does not become chronic.

In brief: Depends on

Pathology in your spine.
If you have just a small inflammation in an area from a minor injury, then it can be very, very effective. If you have major disc issues, foraminal narrowing, or other issues, you may need more than one and they should be done in conjunction with physical therapy to help build core strength and correct the issues so it does not become chronic.
Dr. Robert Kent
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management

In brief: Yes

It can work for back pain.

In brief: Yes

It can work for back pain.
Dr. Qamar Khan
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