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... My name is Scott, and to put it bluntly, I'm going through HELL!! I just had my second round of Facet injections and am now on my third set of ESI injections. Guess what? ... (13 replies)
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... continuing agony it represents a serious potential disaster for any patient in whom unsafe materials are injected. This circumstance demands that when epidural injections are performed patients be informed regarding the potential risks of such a therapy. ... (3 replies)

... ave nerve pain, don't get me, been there, done that, not too pleasant, I just wish ESI's provided some pain relief for me. In fact, today I had my 2nd ESI of a set of three. My 1st injection was last friday. This was the first set of injections I've had since my "failed fusion surgery" about a year ago. ... (11 replies)
... I've had over a dozens ESI in my lumbar spine and experienced many of the same feelings afterwards, increased pain in hips, back and down one leg or both. ... (4 replies)
... you do know that the ESI'S and the TP injections are all temporary right for pain relief they don't cure you I just wanted to make sure you new that? ... (50 replies)
... S1 are torn and bulging. Also arthritis now. The ESI are not too bad. The injection hurt a little bit but the actual procedure only took about 7 minutes. It was done in day surgery. ... (3 replies)
... At my last follow up appointment, The ESI Dr., a Neurologist told me to start taking 3 norco per day and 75mg of Lyrica each night. He wants to see me again in 2 months. ... (0 replies)
... I was just wanting to get some replies on the costs of epidural injections you have received to compare to mine. ... (4 replies)
... Mandy, Yes, it is definitely possible to be 31 and have chronic pain! My back problems were caused by a severe car accident. I'll put my "signature" on this post and you can read the whole history! I have told my doctors that I would not consider back surgery unless it gets A LOT worse. I have just heard from too many people who ended up worse after surgery. And, the... (5 replies)
Cervical esi
Feb 4, 2005
... l some people do for their pain. It's like taking pills. I don't think it fixes anything especially if you have a ruptured disk like me. I have only had a lumbar ESI however I would suspect they are similar procedurally. For me, the ESI did absolutely nothing. Not one second of pain relief. ... (5 replies)
Big day tomorrow!
Oct 13, 2003
... Tomorrow is the big day! I will be at the hospital to have my ESI and nerve block. ... (2 replies)
... I have had 4 ESI to date, 2 of which had complications, the first I stopped breathing and just recently during the last injection I immitially felt pain in my right arm. ... (4 replies)
May 5, 2008
... now if the cortizone trigger point injections work right were they were injected does that mean that an esi would prob. work for me? ... (5 replies)
... I agree with KathyMac...people have different experiences from ESI's...many of them favorable. I had 2 which I felt gave me relief, both in my L4...I got significant relief for 3 months. I think some of the 'negative' experiences you have been reading may have been mine. I have had significantly increased pain since my last ESI. However, from what I understand there is... (5 replies)
... Louise, Every PM doctor is different. But, I think almost all of them will ask you to sign a contract. This basically states that you will take the medications as prescribed, will not share with anyone, will not get them from another doctor, will follow all the rules...etc... Your first visit will probably be an overview of everything. Your entire medical history,... (8 replies)
... As I had mentioned, my new doctor does not like using the Duragesic patch. I had been on it for one month. She gave me a prescription for another month supply but wanted me to try and get off. I took the last patch off on Thursday so it has been 7 days. I have had no W/D or side effects at all from removing the patch cold turkey. So, I am just on the Norco for now. ... (0 replies)
... every week untill things resolved. Even if they use cortizone they don't use near the quantity as say having you shoulder or kneee or an ESI done. My wife had steroid injections in her shoulder and ankle yeterday two different docs two different problems. ... (5 replies)
... Soft tissue injections are to treat muscle pain like trigger point injections. ... (2 replies)
... Hey Madison, My Pain Mngmt. is covered by insurance 100%, BUT...I do know how much it's been costing ME. My insurance agent told me once that my first ESI had cost around 1100-1500. Which I think is what you said you used to pay. 4000 dollars sounds INSANE! And the medicine at my office is also call at least 72 hrs. before your medicine runs out. You just talk to the... (4 replies)

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