Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections

Lumbar epidural steroid injections are used as a method of pain relief and is common for patients who are suffering from low back and leg pain. A customized plan for specific lumbar epidural steroid injections might be the solution for you. Nonsurgical management has been used in this way as an effective method for chronic pain relief.

Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injection
If you are experiencing pain when you bend your back and have pain traveling to your legs you could benefit from a Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injection. Dr. Bespaly and his team will assist you with investigating possible disc problems, dural or nerve inflammation. Read more here

Lumbar Medial Branch Block
Chronic low back pain can travel into the hip, groin and buttock in some cases of chronic pain. A Lumbar Medial Branch Block might be needed if the patient is experiencing muscle tension, damaged cartilage or damaged connecting ligaments. Chronic pain in these areas are often associated with the lumbar facet joints located and connected at the bones in the spine. Properly functioning facet joints will allow for the spine to more freely and with ease. Read more here

Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) 
Also known as Lumbar Facet Thermal Coagulalation/Rhizotomy, patients suffering from prolonged low back, groin, hip and buttock pain will experience long term pain and tension in these regions. This treatment is a great way to alleviate chronic and severe pain and diagnosis can be easily pin pointed from an MRI or X-ray. This is another target treatment for facet joints that connect the vertebrae and allow the spine to move freely and easily. Read more here

Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
For low back and leg pain, disk and root nerve pain a Lumbar Transformational Epidural Steroid Injection targets the lumbar disc and dual inflammation. Pain traveling from the back to the leg can be a key indicator that this treatment is right for your chronic pain. A Transforaminal injection localizes the site of the pain and helps relieve symptoms with the outpatient program. Read more here

Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Used as a target specific epidural steroid injection, a Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block is used in patients who suffer from low back and leg pain. An MRI will show if there is nerve root damage, but not for a leaking or torn disc. If long term muscle tension or shooting back to leg pains have plagued your health see Dr. Bespaly and his team to see if a customized plan is right for you. Read more here

Lumbar Discography:
This method is a way to diagnose disc pain. A Lumbar Discography is an EPI treatment aimed to alleviate painful tears in intervertebral discs found in the lower back. Intervertebral discs are found in between vertebrae acting as glue to hold together soft discs. Discography investigates the potential problem and an injection is used to treat the pain. If unsuccessful, Discography is a proven method that provides essential information as to whether or not spine surgery is needed. Read more here

Lumbar Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection:
Used as an outpatient procedure, a Lumbar Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection aims to treat pain associated with low back and legs. Read more here