Transforaminal Epidural Injections

Improve mobility, gain diagnosis, and achieve pain relief for your back, neck, or legs with a Transforaminal Epidural injection.

WHAT ARE TRANSFORMINAL EPIDURAL INECTIONS?

Transforaminal epidural injections are given to patients with neck, leg and/or back pain to relieve pain and improve mobility without surgery, as well as diagnose the the specific spinal nerve root level that is causing the identified pain. A transforaminal epidural injection refers to how the needles are placed during the procedure. These minimally invasive injections can work in conjunction with other conservative treatment methods to help patients avoid surgery and experience pain relief. Patients generally start to feel the benefit of the injection within several days following the procedure.

 

QUICK FACTS ABOUT TRANSFORMINAL EPIDURAL INECTIONS:

  • Non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure
  • Benefits are both diagnostic and therapeutic
  • Pain relief is generally felt within several days following the procedure
  • In some patients, injections can provide relief for up to six months

COMMON CONDITIONS TREATED BY TRANSFORMINAL EPIDURAL INECTIONS:

  • Disc Herniation
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Sciatica
  • Radiculopathy

WHAT OUR PATIENTS ARE SAYING

[Since my bulging disc correction] I haven't had pain in my leg at all and had only a little pain in my back from my surgery, but zero pain in my legs, the sciatica is gone.

Edward, age 55, bulging disc injury

Today my back and hip feel tremendous. My legs are still a bit weak, possibly from nerve damage that occurred prior to surgery. I’m going to physical therapy 3 times per week. I was back at work on November 15th, 3 weeks after surgery.

Robert, age 58,
history of disc herniation and previous surgeries

Nobody likes to be injured and neck surgery is a delicate procedure, but Dr. Massoud explained what needed to be done, which made me feel more comfortable. [Post-surgery] I felt great, and today the pain is completely gone.

Francisco, Age 48, Cervical Injury

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