Epidural Steroid Injection


 

Back and neck pain can occur due to many different reasons. When your pain is no longer temporary a different intervention may be necessary.

Before you consider back surgery come to Performance Spine & Sports Medicine for expert, quality treatment and care, we exhaust conservative, non-surgical spine treatments first.

Epidural Steroid Injections

Epidural steroid injections (ESIs) are a common treatment option for many forms of low back, leg, neck (cervical), and mid spine (thoracic) pain.

The goal of the injection is pain relief; at times the injection alone is sufficient to provide relief, but commonly an epidural steroid injection is used in combination with a comprehensive rehabilitation program to provide additional benefit. ESIs deliver medication directly (or very near) the source of pain generation. The x-ray (fluoroscope) guided injection includes a long-lasting steroid and a local anesthetic. The steroid reduces the inflammation and irritation and the anesthetic interrupts the pain signal transmission.

What are the Benefits of Epidural Steroid Injection?

  • Minimally Invasive
  • Short Recovery
  • High Success Rate
  • Reduce Inflammation and Irritation
  • Same day Procedure

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