Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
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This injection relieves pain in the neck, shoulders, and arms caused by a pinched nerve (or nerves) in the cervical spine. Conditions such as herniated discs and spinal stenosis can compress nerves, causing inflammation and pain. The medication injected helps decrease the swelling of nerves.
What is a cervical epidural steroid injection?
This detailed video explains the entire process of a cervical epidural steroid injection, including sedation of patient, needle insertion, contrast dye injection, steroid injection, and ending the procedure. Some patients may need only one injection, but it may take two or three injections (administered weeks apart) to provide significant pain relief.