August 25, 2009

Spine-health was recently mentioned in a article about Philadelphia Eagles' right tackle Shawn Andrews, who recently received two pain-killing injections, including an epidural, for recurrent back pain that has plagued the offensive lineman prior to the start of the 2009 season.

Here's what the article had to say:

"Andrews received two pain-killing injections, one of which was an epidural...According to, an epidural is a common treatment for low-back and leg pain..."

Click here to read the story, which also included a blurb about when controversial quarterback Michael Vick is expected to play his first game with the Eagles. Edit: The article from CSN Philly is no longer working

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