There are a lot of options, and thus a lot of choices and decisions, when it comes to choosing pain injections. Epidural Steroid Injections. Medial branch nerve blocks. Radiofrequency neurotomy. Prolotherapy. It can be confusing. Each have their own purposes, risks, benefits, and side-effects. Knowing how each works gives you an advantage against your pain.
Costotransverse and costovertebral joint injections both involve carefully injecting medication into the small joints where the ribs join with the spine in the upper back.
Explore the results from costotransverse and costovertebral joint injections, along with their potential risks and complications.
Epidural Injection Procedure
Explanation of how an epidural steroid injection is performed in the lower spine, including post-injection precautions.
Epidural Results and Precautions
As with any medical procedure, there are certain drawbacks and potential risks associated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain, leg pain or arm pain.
The effectiveness of an epidural steroid injection can vary. Read on to learn about the success rates of these injections for different causes of sciatica and lower back pain.
Epidural Steroid Injections
If the facet block procedure is effective in alleviating the patient's back pain, it is often considered reasonable for the procedure to be done up to three times per year.