Around 50 million people in the United States suffer from chronic pain. Most of them struggle to concentrate on day-to-day tasks throughout the day and cannot sleep properly at night. The pain also affects their overall energy levels, and they, ultimately, cannot enjoy life like ordinary people. If you are one of them, and chronic […]
Spinal injections have two core purposes: To diagnose the source of back pain, or other forms of pain To treat pain In most cases, spinal injections are used as part of a wider-reaching treatment program. This program will typically include a comprehensive exercise program to help you improve and regulate spinal mobility. This is achieved
Epidural steroid injections (ESIs) involve a minimally invasive procedure. These injections are used to help relieve back pain along with other forms of pain like back, arm, and neck pain. ESIs are used when the pain is caused by inflamed nerves in the spine due to disc herniation or spinal stenosis. Pain relief can last
Spinal injections are also known as epidural injections, but why is this? Well, “epi” is the Greek word for on or upon. The dura is the outer layer of the sac of soft tissue enclosing the spinal cord along with the cauda equina. A spinal injection, them, is when medicine is injected into the dura.