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Spine


Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection



What it is
This injection relieves pain in the neck, shoulders, and arms caused by a pinched nerve (or nerves) in the cervical spine. Conditions such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, or radiculopathy can compress nerves, causing inflammation and pain. The medication injected helps decrease the swelling of nerves.



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Last Updated on Monday, 11 November 2013 12:36