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Steroids: Patients Beware

Steroids are commonly used to treat pain.  Common examples include cortisone injections into knees, elbows, hips and lumbar spine. There is increasing concern by many authors about the side-effects of steroid injections. Hossain demonstrated that steroids were capable...
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections

Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections

Lumbar epidural steroid injections are a common therapy for patients with lower back and leg pain as  a result of a disc bulge or herniation.   If the disc is bulging or herniated it can compress the nerve root causing leg pain and or weakness. The epidural space is a...