Epidural Steroid Injection Topic Guide
Epidural Steroid Injection: Epidural steroid injection is a procedure performed to help reduce the inflammation and pain associated with nerve compression. Nerves can become compressed from conditions such as a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, or bone spur. Epidural steroid injections can be performed in the cervical, thoracic, or lumbar area of the spinal cord. An epidural steroid injection is an outpatient procedure.
Spinal Stenosis Spinal stenosis is defined as an abnormal narrowing of the spinal canal. The most common cause of spinal stenosis is degenerative arthritis. The types of spinal stenosis depend on the location along the