• Epidural Injections

    Epidural Injections

    Epidural injections utilize anti-inflammatory medications to decrease swelling and inflammation along the nerves and discs in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. Decreasing the inflammation and removing the causes of sciatic and back pain will result in symptoms resolving quickly, in most cases. The duration of these injections typically averages from 2-3 months. Although this may seem minimal, it does give the affected area time to heal so that the pain does not return. This procedure is a great non-surgical technique that is minimally invasive and has the ability to relieve acute pain.

28

Years of Experience

35000

Injections

10000

Surgeries Performed
"After years of suffering from cluster headaches and finding no solutions from nearly every medical specialty, Dr. Smith instantly identified the source of my pain and worked with me to develop a plan of action. I can now enjoy the outdoor activities, like hiking, that I had stopped doing."
Rebecca R.
"I love to garden but the arthritis in my hands made a former joy too painful. Dr. Smith, working closely with my rheumatologist, made sure that my pain was resolved. I am now back in the garden."
Gwen O.
"Both Dr. Smith and Dr. Thompson have been a good, if not great, experience for me. I have had difficult and long [term] problems. Both of them do this job because they care deeply. [They] both show me their first desire is to help me live a functional life with this chronic pain."
"I was totally disabled and unable to work to support my family because of back pain after an injury at work. Dr. Smith put me in a stepwise program to try different approaches on a trial basis to see what worked best for me. He patiently laid out the options and helped me to make choices that have now resulted in my being pain free for almost a year."
Robert J.

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