A cervical epidural steroid injection is used to help ease pain caused by irritated spinal nerves. In the procedure, the injection is done in the epidural space …..
Epidural Steroid Injections are used to help ease lower back pain, sciatica, and pain in the legs. Many times, steroid injections are used in combination with a rehabilitation program to help your back, but there are occasions when the injection is all you need to get relief.
Typically, the procedure can be done without sedation, however, it can be used to ease patient anxiety and help with comfort.
If you choose sedation, you should be prepared to have someone go with you to the procedure. It is best to contact your doctor for details about being sedated for the procedure.
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Brian K. Flanagan, M.D.
Dr. Brian K. Flanagan graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine in 1995. He works in Dallas, TX and 1 other location and specializes in Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Dr. Flanagan is affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center. Read More