What is Spinal Injections?

Category: Procedures

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There are several types of spinal injections, often referred to as nerve blocks or blocks. They may be used for both pain relief and diagnostic purposes. Common spinal injections include: Epidural Steroid Injection, Facet Injections, and Selective Nerve Root Block.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain in lower back 7 4
Back pain 4 1
Pain in legs 1 0
Bulging disk lower L4 and L5 1 0
Arthritis pain 1 1
Numbness and Tingling with Pins and Needles 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Spinal Injections"

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
2
None
2

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Spinal Injections

Hospitalization 3
Pain 1
Dizziness 1
Back pain 1
Chronic Pain Syndrome 1

Dosages

Adherence
Always
3 75%
Usually
0 0%
Sometimes
1 25%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
2 50%
Somewhat
2 50%
A little
0 0%
Not at all
0 0%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
1 50%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
1 50%
< $25
0 0%
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