Epidural Steroid Injections

Miami Epidural Steroid Injections

Corticosteroids Providing Back Pain Relief

A common cause of chronic back pain is spinal stenosis, which is the narrowing of the spinal column. This causes the epidural sleeve to shrink and put pressure on the spinal nerves that it’s supposed to protect. Treatments for this condition vary depending on its severity or exact cause. If the pain is severe or persistent and not responding to other treatments, you may need an epidural steroid injection. Epidural steroid injections introduce corticosteroids into the painful area of the epidural channel to reduce inflammation. This can decrease pain and help manage symptoms related to your condition.

To find out if our epidural steroid injections in Miami may be the right choice for your treatment, call iRISE Spine and Joint at (888) 966-9750 today.

Types of Epidural Steroid Injections

There are four different types of epidural steroid injections depending on where your pain is located:

  • Cervical: The cervical portion of the spine is located in your neck. Generally, spine specialists administer cervical injections through the side of the neck to avoid penetrating the throat or too many muscles and soft tissue. An injection into the neck can help reduce arm pain as well as neck pain.
  • Lumbar: If your pain is located in your lower back or leg, the spinal specialist will inject steroids into the lumbar section of the spine (the lower back). Spinal specialists approach this section from the back to gain immediate access to the spine.
  • Thoracic: The thoracic portion of the spine includes your upper back below the neck. Epidural injections in the thoracic portion of the spine are less common, but they are occasionally used for pain in this area.
  • Caudal: The caudal portion of the spine is your tailbone. If the pain is in your tailbone, a spine specialist may insert the needle in the tiny space above the tailbone to reach the nerves in this area.

Are Epidural Steroid Injections Safe?

Epidural steroid injections are minimally invasive. No incisions are required, so there is little risk for blood loss or infection. However, although rare, some complications can occur.

Possible complications may include:

  • Allergic reaction
  • Infection
  • Blood loss
  • Nerve damage

Our Miami spinal specialists at iRISE Spine and Joint are highly trained and experienced. We are careful to avoid errors that may lead to complications, so you can experience the best possible results from your procedure.

Let Us Help You Find Relief

If you’re living with severe or chronic back pain, you may be able to benefit from an epidural steroid injection. Talk to one of our team members about injections if you’ve been trying conservative treatments like physical therapy or medication and they’re not helping.

Contact us today to learn more about epidural steroid injections or to schedule an appointment.

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Boca Raton

880 NW 13th Street,
Suite 101
Boca Raton, FL 33486

Corporate Office

2385 NW Executive Center Dr.,
Suite 450
Bocat Raton, FL 33431

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Delray Beach

3333 Congress Avenue,
Suite 305A
Delray Beach, FL 33445

Margate

1103 Banks Road
Margate, FL 33063

Pompano Beach

1600 S. Federal HWY,
Suite 390
Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Coral Springs

1725 N. University Drive,
Suite 325
Coral Springs, FL 33071

Plantation

6738 W. Sunrise Blvd.,
Suite 106
Plantation, FL 33313

Lake Worth

1926 10th Avenue N.,
Suite 305
Lake Worth, FL 33461

Hollywood

6030 Hollywood Blvd,
Suites 140 & 250
Hollywood, FL 33024

West Palm Beach

5601 Corporate Way,
Suite 119
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Miami Gardens

18441 NW 2nd Avenue,
Suite 113
Miami Gardens, FL 33169

Miami Lakes

7975 NW 154th Street,
Suite 210
Miami Lakes, FL 33016

Doral

8181 NW 36th Street,
Suite 3
Doral, FL 33166

West Dade

5040 NW 7th Street,
Suite 450
Miami, FL 33126

Kendall

8501 SW. 124th Avenue,
Suite 101
Kendall, FL 33183

Fort Myers

8200 College Parkway,
Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919

Orlando

733 S. Goldenrod Road,
Suite B
Orlando, FL 32822

Tampa

2333 W. Hillsborough Avenue,
Suite 150
Tampa, FL 33603

Memphis (South)

1775 Pyramid Place,
Suite 112
Memphis, TN 38132

Memphis (North)

5154 Stage Road,
Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38134

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