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... I had a cervical epidural just after I had my neck injury. ... (13 replies)
... I am sorry you hurt. These injections can be painful, especially if the nerve root or spinal cord are really inflammed-when the medicine hits them it can be extremely painful for a very small % of people. The fluid going in can also cause extra pressure that can increase pain. Usually this increase of pain resolves in 3-5 days, if not you need to call the Dr who did the inj.... (12 replies)
... will check in, change, get an IV started, and they probably won't give you the stuff until you get settled in the room they do the procedure. At the start there is a little bit of stinging pain as they numb the area they are going to work on, kind of reminds me of novacaine at the dentist. ... (1 replies)

... All I can say is ouch! ... (51 replies)
... My experience on the ESI was that it wasn't so painful that I couldn't stand it. There is a brief few 15 seconds where it is very uncomfortable just ask the dr. ... (7 replies)
... I have cervical spondylosis too and I'm only 50. I also have OA in my knees. feet and shoulders. It's not that painful yet and I've had surgeries to remove bone spurs or to clean out arthritic joints which had helped. ... (46 replies)
... I had no relief, as my symptomatic pain began on July 27,2005 when I was involved in an accident. the lumbar injections led to surgery and I am afraid that the cervical will also. ... (7 replies)
... chance it will work for you and unfortunately you won't know the answer until you have it done. It is only a temporary solution. ... (7 replies)
... re I am 2 years after my 2 level fusion needing the 3rd level done!! Not happy! I have been in constant pain since the fusion 2 years ago. I have been getting epidural injections again, steroid shots, etc. To no avail. I am on 2 pain meds, one extended release, and one 3 times a day and neither is helping me. ... (16 replies)
... yscians love to bill, and shots are big money. I had the Epidural, they inject at T2 and it works it's way up the spinal canal to reduce swelling. The downside is they are steroids and steriods DO NOT strengthen anything, in fact they can cause your ligaments to become weaker. So why try the drug before the PT? ... (6 replies)
... Have you considered a consultation with another Neurosurgeon or Orthopedic Spine Surgeon? ... (65 replies)
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Apr 26, 2007
... I believe most of us who have had the surgery have tried many options including chiro, PT, drugs, epidurals and a host of nontraditional therapy...anything to stop the pain. ... (5 replies)
... I'm late to the party but would like to join in. I have cervical spondylosis...and all that is, is a fancy word for osteoarthritis of the spine. And osteoarthritis is degenerative no matter where it is and is NEVER a reason not fix it. ... (46 replies)
... I appreciate your support. The "no pain" feeling lasted 24 hours, which is great! Now I just have pain on and off. When it's "on" it's still quite painful, but I'm glad to have at least a little break from it. Good sign... ... (8 replies)
... I was expecting the whole experience to be much worse than it was. The worst part of it was this deep painful pressure in my left shoulder blade. It has been 7 hours since I had the procedure at 11 am and I feel sooo exhausted. Is this normal? ... (8 replies)
... Hi Chuckstr Thanks for the quick and comprehensive reply! It's early onset osteoarthritis which is quite aggressive causing the narrowing and pinching the nerves, I had a herniated disc at C6-C7 last year which physio sorted out (well stopped the numbness in my hands (both hands the prolapse was dead centre), so the brackets may simply Be re-reporting an old problem as... (4 replies)
... Hello! The good news out of this is your spinal cord is not compressed , but there are signs of compression on the thecal sac that surrounds the cord by a bulding disk. ... (4 replies)
Jul 4, 2009
... The procedure is pretty much the same for the transforaminal epidural you had and the interlaminar epidural your are going to have. The slight difference is where they go in to inject. From a patient perspective it will feel kind of the same even though the liquid is going in a little differently. ... (7 replies)
... This is a board who has mostly cervical patients, however many of us also have lumbar problems. ... (1 replies)
... My symptoms are frequent headaches, stiff very painful neck mostly on left side but sometimes right. ... (6 replies)

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