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How doe an epidural for hip pain work ?

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Dr. Neil Ellis
Anesthesiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Reduce inflammation

An epidural in your back can be used to reduce the inflammation and pressure on a nerve root for a nerve that goes through your hip.
There are a variety of procedures that treat hip pain. The right diagnosis will improve the treatment's success.

In brief: Reduce inflammation

An epidural in your back can be used to reduce the inflammation and pressure on a nerve root for a nerve that goes through your hip.
There are a variety of procedures that treat hip pain. The right diagnosis will improve the treatment's success.
Dr. Neil Ellis
Dr. Neil Ellis
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Dr. Peter Ihle
get a firm Dx and then Ur specialist can advise U as 2 what Rx is available & appropriate 4 U.
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: It helps reduce

Inflammation around your nerves within the spinal canal that is responsible for producing pain in your hip.

In brief: It helps reduce

Inflammation around your nerves within the spinal canal that is responsible for producing pain in your hip.
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
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