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Is an epidural steroid injection helpful for spinal stenosis pain?

17 doctors weighed in
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Very helpful. Speak with your doctor regarding your options for treatment.

In brief: Yes

Very helpful. Speak with your doctor regarding your options for treatment.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

discuss with your orthopedic doctor.

In brief: Yes

discuss with your orthopedic doctor.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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Dr. Foead Geula
Anesthesiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: it may be

In certain patients, epidural steroid injections may help with symptoms of cervical or lumbar spinal stenosis.
It depends on your history, physical exam, and the results of a lumbar spine mri.

In brief: it may be

In certain patients, epidural steroid injections may help with symptoms of cervical or lumbar spinal stenosis.
It depends on your history, physical exam, and the results of a lumbar spine mri.
Dr. Foead Geula
Dr. Foead Geula
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Dr. Sharad Rajpal
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Although there are many treatment options for spinal stenosis, epidural injections can be one of several treatment options, including physical therapy, medications, and surgery.
Injections may provide lasting or short term relief and need to be repeated.

In brief: Yes

Although there are many treatment options for spinal stenosis, epidural injections can be one of several treatment options, including physical therapy, medications, and surgery.
Injections may provide lasting or short term relief and need to be repeated.
Dr. Sharad Rajpal
Dr. Sharad Rajpal
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: It can be

This can provide for symptom relief, partial or total for a period of time that can also be variable.
If one gets good relief for a long period of time, then it can be repeated until and if there comes a point where no or minimal relief is gained or the relief period becomes too short.

In brief: It can be

This can provide for symptom relief, partial or total for a period of time that can also be variable.
If one gets good relief for a long period of time, then it can be repeated until and if there comes a point where no or minimal relief is gained or the relief period becomes too short.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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