Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural InjectionsAn epidural steroid injection is an injection of an anti-inflammatory steroid e. The epidural steroid injection is not an injection into the spinal cord itself. An epidural steroid injection is not the same injection as a labor epidural, which is commonly given to women in labor. The steroid injected can bcak inflammation of nerves in injectoin epidural space and thus numbness after steroid injection in back pain and other symptoms. The actual injection takes only a few minutes. Please allow about an hour for the procedure; this will include talking to your doctor before the procedure, signing the informed consent, positioning in the room, and observation by the recovery room nurse afterwards.
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Hi all, I had an epidural steroid injection at I read somewhere that temporary numbness can occur after an ESI. Is anyone able to tell me how long 'temporary' should be? Both knee meniscus tear.
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