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Back – Lumbar back pain
What should a patient expect from epidural steroid injections for lumbar spinal stenosis? New research says little improvement, more complicated surgeries, and longer hospital stays, especially if you are over 60. Researchers are very much like patients in that they…Read More
In the medical journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage researchers in Japan discovered something unsettling for the diagnosed stenosis patient. It seems that many asymptomatic individuals (patients with no complaints or symptoms) have radiographic lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). There seems then to…Read More
As if postmenopausal women did not have enough to worry concerning bone loss, new research says epidural steroids for back pain robs them of bone. “A single epidural steroid injection in postmenopausal women adversely…Read More
In recent blogs we published medical findings that cast doubts on the efficacy of epidural steroid injections for low back pain. New research suggests that not only is their usefulness in doubt, but now post-menopausal women should avoid epidural steroid…Read More
We recently came across an article published in the British Medical Journal 2011:343:d5278 entitled Effect of caudal epidural steroid or saline injection in chronic lumbar radiculopathy: multicentre, blinded, randomised controlled trial by Trond Iversen et al. performed at the University Hospital of North Norway….Read More
Many times a patient will ask about their back pain and their knee pain and which one they should have treated first. Usually following a surgical consult, the patient will relate their story that the doctor told them to fix…Read More