Epidural injections can treat chronic back pain caused by osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis, and injuries.These drugs temporarily numb your nerves and help relieve your pain without putting you to sleep, whilst the steroids reduce inflammation and may make the pain relief last longer.
An epidural injection can be used for most people, usually giving a safe and effective form of pain relief. It is often used to help for the treatment of lower back pain. The pain relief generally lasts up to six weeks.
To discuss this treatment/investigation, please book an appointment with our specialists.
To learn more, please click on https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/surgery/epidural-injection-for-chronic-pain-relief