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C1-C2 Injection

russdrrussd Posts: 15
edited 01/07/2014 - 7:49 AM in Spinal Injections
Anyone ever have this?
I got C2-C3 injection a month ago, which didn't do much....the next step with the physiatrist is C1-C2. He said there is more risk with this one....but he's done about 10 of them and never had complications.



  • heidi43hheidi43 Posts: 17
    edited 01/14/2014 - 4:18 PM
    Hello did you have ur injection, can u tell me why ur needing it? I'm going to get another hopefully in the next month. For occipital neuralgia I had 1 and 2 fused I think its been about almost 25 years now. I'm have chronic pain for about 5 yrs. Had everything done including a spinal nerve stimulator. I feel like I'm at the end and going crazy..
  • russdrrussd Posts: 15
    edited 01/22/2014 - 2:44 PM
    Heidi....I'm having it do to due to having cervical headaches at the base of the skull.....on the left side...almost behind the ear. They took a xray pointing at my mouth and they say that the joints look stable/normal and nothing is collapsed. But it could be some sort of inflammation.
    I had C5/6 and C6/7 done a year ago. This pain is higher up and existed prior to the surgery. It didn't go away post surgery either.
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