Epidural steroid injections may be a viable treatment option for adults with chronic pain resulting from inflamed spinal nerves. The Pain Center of Excellence at ORA Orthopedics provides this treatment and many others to help patients with degenerative conditions, nerve pain, and musculoskeletal injuries find relief from their pain and return to the activities they enjoy. If you reside in Davenport, IA, Bettendorf, IA, Moline, IL, or other communities in the Quad Cities region, visit with a pain management specialist on our team.
Epidural steroid injections deliver corticosteroids and numbing agents to the inflamed spinal nerve through the epidural space, which is the gap between the vertebra and nerve. These medicines provide powerful pain relief for a period of time (usually months or even years), and when used in conjunction with other treatments like physical therapy, may delay or even eliminate the need for surgery.
Many people with persistent discomfort caused by a compressed and inflamed spinal nerve can benefit from epidural injections. Specifically, adults with problems such as:
In collaboration with licensed physical therapists, the specialists at ORA’s Pain Center of Excellence offer a variety of non-invasive or minimally invasive therapies for chronic pain sufferers. Our doctors partner with patients to find meaningful solutions to their discomfort and utilize the latest advances in pain medicine to achieve the best possible outcomes. As the largest and most advanced provider of musculoskeletal care in the Quad Cities, ORA Orthopedics can be your first choice for comprehensive pain management services.
Contact ORA Orthopedics in the Quad Cities today to schedule your appointment, and learn if you are a candidate for epidural steroid injections.