Epidural Steroid Injections

What are epidural steroid injections, and how are they performed?

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What Is an Epidural Steroid Injection?

An epidural steroid injection is a needle-based procedure used to treat spine pain related to spinal nerve compression and/or nerve inflammation. 

The goal of this procedure is to use a mix of corticosteroids and anesthetic medications to decrease the inflammation of spinal nerves that are causing localized pain in the back or neck as well as pain that radiates into the extremities.

Epidural steroid injections are commonly used to treat pain related to:

The Board Certified Spine Specialists at OrthoNeuro are experts in epidural steroid injections and have helped thousands of patients return to an active and healthy lifestyle following this procedure.

How Is an Epidural Steroid Injection Performed at OrthoNeuro?

At OrthoNeuro, epidural steroid injections are performed on an outpatient basis and take only minutes. We also use real-time X-Ray (fluoroscopy) to ensure precise placement of the needle and the medication to ensure the correct spinal nerve is treated.

General anesthesia is not needed during this procedure and your OrthoNeuro specialist will administer mild sedation and a local anesthetic before your injection. 

Little to no discomfort is experienced during or after the procedure. You will be able to return home shortly after the injection.

Results may last for many months and repeat injections may be performed to maintain results.

Make an Appointment with an OrthoNeuro Spine Surgeon Today!

If you have been considering an epidural steroid injection, schedule an appointment with one of our Board Certified Spine Specialists at one of our 7 convenient locations throughout Greater Columbus. 

We will evaluate your unique lifestyle and goals to determine which type of treatment is best for you. 

Spine Care Specialists

If you live with chronic back or neck pain, contact OrthoNeuro in Columbus, Ohio, for state-of-the-art diagnosis and personalized spine care treatment plans to heal your spine, relieve your pain, and help you get back to your regular activities.

Ying H. Chen, DO, FACOS


Paul H. Eichenseer, DO

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

David K. Kim, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Donald J. Rohl, DO

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Larry Todd, DO

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Mark A. White, DO


Daniel P. Pap, MD

Interventional Pain Specialist

Siddharth Shetgeri, DO


Dustin Reynolds, M.D.

Interventional Pain Management Specialist

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