Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
Manage your pain with a lasting solution.
We know you’re seeking relief from your back and leg pain, and some options simply aren’t effective. Our staff of experts can help with a transforaminal epidural steroid injection.
If you’re experiencing herniated discs, sciatica, or other problems causing lower back pain or pain radiating down your legs, you may find healing through transforaminal epidural steroid injections.
In this procedure, a contrast dye is used to ensure the medication will be dispersed correctly. Then, an X-ray guides a steroid injection into the nerve root, where it exits the spine.
What to Expect from a Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
A transforaminal epidural steroid injection is an outpatient procedure that uses local anesthetic. The relief from this procedure tends to be lasting, but injections may still need to be performed three to six times per year.