Know What An Epidural Steroid Injection Is?

Epidural steroid injection is being used for over 40 years as a treatment for neck, lower back and radiating leg pain with minimal risk factors. It is a combination of corticosteroid with a local anesthetic pain relief medicine that soothes irritated and inflamed spinal nerves.

Epidural steroid injection (ESI) is a non-surgical procedure in which anti-inflammatory medicines (steroid) and numbing medicine (anesthetic) is injected into the epidural space which surrounds the spinal cord and inflamed nerve roots. Corticosteroids are powerful anti-inflammatory medicines that reduce swelling and inflammation while local anesthetic provides instant pain relief.

Common Conditions Treated With Epidural Steroid Injections (ESI) Include:

Neck Pain Lower Back pain
Upper Back Pain Leg Pain
Arm pain Herniated Discs
Degenerative Disc Disease (Botwin 2007) Radiculitis
Radiculopathy Spondylolisthesis
Spinal Stenosis Sciatica

Types of Epidural Steroid Injections: Although, there are different types of Epidural Steroid Injections available in Queens, but consulting a specialist at Integrated Spine & Pain Center, Queens, NY will help you determine which Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI) is the most appropriate for your painful condition.

Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection: Ideal for treating spinal pain or lower back that radiates down the legs. It includes conditions such as Sciatica, Herniated Discs, Spinal Stenosis and Radiculopathy.

Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection: Widely used for treating neck, upper back, shoulder and arm pain.

Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection: Treatment for lower back and leg pain.

Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection: Treatment for lower back and leg pain.

Sacroilliac Joint Steroid Injection: Treatment for lower back and buttock pain.

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Integrated Spine & Pain Center: Get Safe and Effective Epidural Steroid Injections In Queens!

At Integrated Spine and Pain Center, queens, New York; our well-qualified and experienced professionals use latest tools and techniques to determine the root cause of pain & then suggest safe and non-surgical treatments, accordingly. Our specialists are always on their toes to provide effective results in a short frame of time. Also, we give healthy lifestyle tips to our patients to lead active and pain-free lifestyle.