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New Pain after ESI

shar51sshar51 Posts: 241
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:31 AM in Spinal Injections
I had the second esi 3 weeks ago for the pain in my leg. The pain in my leg is gone but I am having horrible low back pain that I did not have before. Is this normal to have new pain after an esi?



  • Shar~I don't know /think that it's normal,but I don't think it's that uncommon either,as I've read about it in other posts,and I have had new pain myself since last JUNE from my last ESI(cervical)
  • I would call the PM Dr. that did the ESI. He may want to do other injections or assessment. I had facet joint injections to help my backpain as well as trigger point injections for the muscle spasms. Good luck and hope the pain resolves. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
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