Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection (without contrast)
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This injection procedure is performed to relieve low back and radiating leg pain. Steroid medication can reduce the swelling and inflammation caused by spinal conditions.
What is a lumbar epidural steroid injection?
This detailed video explains the entire process of a lumbar epidural steroid injection, including the fluoroscope, tissue anesthetization, needle insertion, guide to epidual space, steroid injection, and ending the procedure. In some cases it may be necessary to repeat the procedure as many as three times to get the full benefit of the medication. Many patients get significant relief from only one or two injections.