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I have heard of epidural steroid injections for back and neck pain, what is that?
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
3 doctors agree
In brief: Pain shots
An epidural steroid injection in the neck or back allows for administration of steroids (anti inflammatory) into an area near irritated nerve roots and/or bulging disks.

In brief: Pain shots
An epidural steroid injection in the neck or back allows for administration of steroids (anti inflammatory) into an area near irritated nerve roots and/or bulging disks.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Relieves pain.
Epidural injections can be used in all areas of the spine.
The procedure involves the use of anesthetic and steroid medications injected into the epidural space (the lining of the nerves, spinal cord, and brain)) to relieve pain or diagnose a specific condition.

In brief: Relieves pain.
Epidural injections can be used in all areas of the spine.
The procedure involves the use of anesthetic and steroid medications injected into the epidural space (the lining of the nerves, spinal cord, and brain)) to relieve pain or diagnose a specific condition.
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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management
In brief: ESI
An epidural corticosteroid injection is is used to treat the radicular pain.
It is believed that the steroid reduces the inflammation around the nerve root and alleviates the pain. Sometimes the effect is temporary, but other times the benefits continue even after the steroids have lost their effectiveness. It is an elective procedure.

In brief: ESI
An epidural corticosteroid injection is is used to treat the radicular pain.
It is believed that the steroid reduces the inflammation around the nerve root and alleviates the pain. Sometimes the effect is temporary, but other times the benefits continue even after the steroids have lost their effectiveness. It is an elective procedure.
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