Monthly Archives: January 2016

Caudal Epidural Steroid Injections for Pain Relief

A caudal epidural steroid injection is an outpatient procedure is an injection of a steroid-anesthetic medication through an opening in the sacrum. The medication can reduce swelling and inflammation of irritated spinal nerves. The injection takes only a few minutes to complete. The physician administers a local anesthetic to numb the skin and the […]

Causes of Lower Back Pain

As people begin to age, their muscles and bone strength start to deteriorate. The discs in the back begin to lose flexibility and fluid, which decreases the discs ability to support the vertebrae.

Many times lower back pain occurs after an injury or traumatic event to the back. It can also come from conditions such […]