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Is there a perispinal etanercept therapy for sciatica?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not Yet

If its being done it is experimental.
Not considered standard of care at this time.

In brief: Not Yet

If its being done it is experimental.
Not considered standard of care at this time.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

I do recall some doctors who i believe are in california doing subcutaneous injections of this medication for sciatica.
The rationale is that a leaking disc causes significant inflammation including something called tumor necrosis factor which Etanercept would target. However, I have not seen any positive large studies on this. Perhaps we will see something in the future.

In brief: Yes

I do recall some doctors who i believe are in california doing subcutaneous injections of this medication for sciatica.
The rationale is that a leaking disc causes significant inflammation including something called tumor necrosis factor which Etanercept would target. However, I have not seen any positive large studies on this. Perhaps we will see something in the future.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Yes

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In brief: Yes

In california not evidence patented procedure cash only from the web site only data is provided by scours with conflicts of interest no independent confirmation from conflict free scource option behaviors are not always evvidence based treatments it supposedly works for chronic backache stroke and alzhiemers testimonial medicine oxymoron.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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