Interlaminar epidural steroid injection specialist

Therapeutic injections, like the interlaminar epidural steroid injection, may provide long-term pain relief for patients suffering from chronic pain conditions. Interventional pain management specialist Samiullah Kundi, MD, at Indiana Neurology and Pain Center, performs many therapeutic injections to help his patients gain freedom from their pain. To learn more about the interlaminar epidural steroid injection at Indiana Neurology and Pain Center, book your appointment today.

Interlaminar epidural steroid injection Q & A

There are many interventional pain management services offered at Indiana Neurology and Pain Center and one of these is the interlaminar epidural steroid injection. In the epidural space of the spine, the steroid medication is injected during the interlaminar epidural steroid injection process. It helps reduce the pain caused due to spinal nerve inflammation, tingling, and numbness.

A comprehensive diagnosis at Indiana Neurology and Pain Center lets your Interlaminar epidural steroid injection specialist design the best pain management solution catering to your needs. You may be recommended interlaminar epidural steroid injection in case you have chronic pain in your arms, neck, or legs, due to the following reasons:

  • Herniated disc
  • Sciatica
  • Misaligned vertebrae
  • Failed back surgery
  • Spinal stenosis

Interlaminar epidural steroid injection at Indiana Neurology and Pain Center also benefits neuropathic disorders patients with chronic pain.

During the consultation, the interlaminar epidural steroid injection specialist at Indiana Neurology and Pain Center will give you a detailed idea of the procedure and what results you may expect. Then, the patient is given medication to relax and also local anesthesia. Afterward, in image-guided technology, a needle(s) is injected into the spine between two vertebrae, and the medication is injected. Medication is injected by targeting vertebrae’s nerves on both sides. It may take up to 15 minutes to complete the process.

Once the injection is provided, you will be sent to the recovery area for some time where the doctor will monitor you. If everything is good, patients are usually allowed to go home. Due to local anesthesia, you may feel relieved instantly. However, for the steroid to work, it may take a few days.

Results from an interlaminar epidural steroid injection vary. Some patients experience pain relief for several months. For patients who experience long-term pain relief, your provider at Indiana Neurology and Pain Center may repeat the injection as needed.

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