10 patient evaluations for Epidural Steroid Injection

Nov 18, 2009 (Started Nov 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in shoulder(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for neck pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain, generalized weakness (asthenia), injection site pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I was in so much pain I was willing to do anything. I was very nervous the night before, not really knowing what exactly was going to happen. After the procedure I had immediate relief in my shoulder I was so happy any pain I felt was worth it. Really the only pain I felt was the numbing medicine then everything was quick and over.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: generalized weakness (asthenia), injection site pain, pain

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Jan 1, 2009 (Started Apr 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Apr 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: be sure you are secure with your doctor doing the epedural i have had 2 different dr do this proceedure it was much easier with the second because i felt more confident and comfortable with him. made the experience much less tramatic

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Nov 10, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Severe (pain, generalized weakness (asthenia), numbness in feet, back pain, pain in leg(s), pain in feet, numbness in legs, numbness in back, back pain worsened)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: I would not reccomend for Fibro trtmt, due to the invasive procedure it could be what is classified as traumatic for your body and in turn cause more undue pain
Side effects: generalized weakness (asthenia), numbness in legs, pain in leg(s), pain in feet, back pain, pain, numbness in back, back pain worsened, numbness in feet, numbness in feet

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