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How do I know if epidural injections will help my back pain?

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Dr. Russell Chick
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Need MRI

The MRI will dictate the treatment options.

In brief: Need MRI

The MRI will dictate the treatment options.
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Dr. Russell Chick
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Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology
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In brief: Epidural

Generally no, or for a very limited time, with potential complications, in the neurology literature.

In brief: Epidural

Generally no, or for a very limited time, with potential complications, in the neurology literature.
Dr. Peter Glusker
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Dr. Foead Geula
Anesthesiology

In brief: It depends

If epidural injections are performed by qualified physicians on appropriately selected patients, they can be a very effective treatment option for low back pain.
You should consult with pain specialist to determine the exact cause of your back pain and its suitability for an epidural steroid injection.

In brief: It depends

If epidural injections are performed by qualified physicians on appropriately selected patients, they can be a very effective treatment option for low back pain.
You should consult with pain specialist to determine the exact cause of your back pain and its suitability for an epidural steroid injection.
Dr. Foead Geula
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