An effective, non-surgical injection that relieves chronic neck, back, leg, and arm pain by soothing nerves with anesthetic and anti-inflammatory steroid.
70-90% of well selected patients experience over 50% improvement in their chronic pain. [source]
Studies suggest that epidural steroid injections combined with physical therapy lead to increased pain relief and may help avoid back surgery. [source]
Radiating pain down the arms or legs related to herniated disc(s), bone spurs, slipped vertebrae, and spine arthritis.
Chronic pain related to spinal stenosis, thickened ligaments, and degenerative disc disease.
At Helped, we strive to provide thorough but uncomplicated information about treatment options to help you make a confident, informed decision.
Clinical trials show that 40-80% of patients with sciatica caused by lumbar herniated disc(s) experience greater than 50% pain reduction after ESI (3)
I have not had to take a pain killer of any kind, or any anti-inflammatories, or any muscle relaxers since I received my shot. I'm feeling better than, honestly, I've felt in years.
I was anxious about getting my first ESI but the process was quite tolerable. The most discomfort was experienced when the local anesthetic was administered, but that was a mosquito bite compare to the leg and back pain that I had been experiencing. I'd estimate an 85 to 90% improvement by the next morning .. Quite remarkable indeed!
I have had an injection for nerve injury in my neck.. helped with my issue. As far as the pain level, I’ve been bitten by a mosquito that actually hurt more than this procedure.
I had my 3rd procedure [ESI] done five days ago. It’s still working and holding off the pain.
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