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nervous

 In diagnosed with a herniated disc L5 S1  and  also I have osteo arthritis of the spine and I’m being referred to pain management clinic for an epidural injection have to say I’m really worried about this.  Do I need to be?   Any help or advice would be much appreciated

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  • memerainboltmemerainbolt IndianaPosts: 6,479

    hello susie31
    welcome to spine-health

    i have had several epidural injections and they are usually done in a series of 3 over a few months. they can help with inflammation and pain, if it works. everyone is different so what works for one may not work for another.
    below is an article you can read on esi's, it may ease your mind.
    all about esi 
    epidural steroid injections 

    if you would, please tell us a little more about yourself and your spinal issues. it will help in getting replies.
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