Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
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This outpatient procedure is an injection performed to relieve pain in the upper back.
What is a thoracic epidural steroid injection?
This detailed video explains the entire process of a thoracic epidural steroid injection, including preparation, inserting the needle, inserting the medication, 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. However, many patients get significant relief from only one or two injections.