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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.
Dr. Russell Chick
Dr. Russell Chick
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Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
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
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
Dr. Foead Geula
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