Inflammation around the spinal column may cause several types of chronic pain. Epidural steroid injections that are administered outside the protective membrane of the spine is proven to reduce the inflammation. National Pain Institute offers epidural steroid injections for residents of Orlando, as well as other communities in Central and South Florida.
What are Epidural Steroid Injections?
Epidural steroid injections are a type of interventional pain management therapy that targets inflammation outside the dura membrane of the spine. Swelling in this region may put pressure on the nerves and cause a repletion of pain signals to the brain.
What Types of Epidural Steroid Injections are Available?
- Cervical Steroid Injections for the neck area
- Caudal Steroid Injections for the end of the spine (tailbone)
- Lumbar Steroid Injections for the lower back region
- Thoracic Steroid Injections for the middle of the back
What are the Benefits of Epidural Steroid Injections?
The intent of our epidural steroid injections is not to cure the condition that causes your chronic pain. Our pain management specialists are able to disrupt pain signals that originate in the nerves outside the protective membrane of the spine by reducing any inflammation with steroid medications.
Am I a Candidate for Epidural Steroid Injections?
You may be a good candidate for our epidural steroid injections if you suffer from a chronic pain condition and you are:
- Unhappy with the results of more conservative options, such as medications
- Concerned with the side effects of prescription pain medications
- Want a longer lasting method for managing your chronic pain
During the consultation, we review your medical history for a diagnosis, as well as how you have responded to other treatment options. We also perform a thorough physical examination to locate your source of pain. Based on the information that we gather, we may recommend epidural steroid injections as part of your care plan at National Pain Institute.
Epidural steroid shots are safe and effective methods for controlling inflammation and chronic pain that develops outside the dura of the spine. At National Pain Institute, our team of pain management physicians offers epidural steroid injections for residents of Orlando, as well as other communities in Central and South Florida. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.