What is Spinal Injections?

Category: Procedures

Most Popular Types: Medial Branch Block - Tailbone, Medial branch block-Facet Joint, Medial Spinal Block

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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

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Perceived effectiveness

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Spinal Injections

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Moderate
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Mild
2
None
2

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

Hospitalization
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5
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1
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1
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1
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1

Adherence


Always
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3
75%
Usually
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0%
Sometimes
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25%
Never taken as prescribed
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Burden


Very hard to take
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2
50%
Somewhat hard to take
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2
50%
A little hard to take
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0%
Not at all hard to take
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Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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0%
Cost per month
$100-199
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25%
Cost per month
$50-99
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0%
Cost per month
$25-49
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25%
Cost per month
< $25
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0%
Cost per month
Not specified
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2
50%
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