Technique for a Caudal Epidural Injection

The sacrococcygeal approach is the simplest epidural infiltration technique and has one of the lowest complications rates. The caudal epidural infiltration is currently one of the regional analgesia techniques that are mostly performed for chronic lumbar pain. This infiltration consists of an injection with a mixture of local anesthetics and corticosteroids in the epidural space…

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Limitations of Spinal Injections.

An epidural injection is usually highly effective in more recent conditions and has a lower success rate when the problem is longstanding. In a few cases, an epidural injection may offer little or no alleviation of pain. Each patient is different; however, there are times when the injection can be repeated after a few weeks…

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Benefits of a Spinal Injection.

-Temporary or prolonged pain alleviation. see more. -Temporary or prolonged decrement of inflammation in the region of the spine that causes pain. -Enhanced ability to perform daily life activities without the previous restrictions caused by pain. -It can help to confirm the exact site that generated pain. This is, in general, a problem in those…

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What is a Caudal Epidural Injection ?

This term refers to an injection of medication into the space around the spinal cord, also known as the epidural space, to offer relief of pain and inflammation. The epidural space is the most external part of the vertebral canal, which is located outside the dural membrane. The dural membrane is the covering layer of…

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