Caudal Epidural Injection - Genesis Pain Clinics

Caudal Epidural Injection

Caudal injections are a type of epidural injection containing steroids. It is administered to your lower back and helps to reduce pain and inflammation. Caudal injections are outpatient procedures and the entire process takes about 15 to 30 minutes. Patients tend to experience back pain relief within a few days of administering a shot.

Some of the causes of nerve pain and inflammation may include:

  • Spinal canal stenosis
  • Failed back syndrome
  • Degenerative disk disease
  • Sciatica
  • Herniated disk

Effectiveness of Caudal Epidural Injection

Caudal injections are a type of steroid injection. These help to increase function while avoiding surgery.

Risks or Complications of a Caudal Injection

Caudal injections are generally very safe. However, some minor risks associated with these injections include:

  • Bleeding around the injection site
  • Headache
  • InfectionWhile some people experience significant pain relief after only one cortisone shot, others may need steroid injections a few times a year.

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