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Epidurals and sciatica

Abstract:

Sciatica is a common musculoskeletal condition associated with considerable pain in the acute stages, but which carries a good long term prognosis. Epidural corticosteroid injections have been used for almost 50 years in this condition, however the evidence from randomised controlled trials is far from conclusive. Although epidural corticosteroid injections may offer some short term pain relief, they offer no medium or long term benefits, either in terms pain, return to work or need for surge...

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Journal:
CPD Rheumatology
Volume:
3
Issue:
2
Pages:
35-37
Publication date:
2002
ISSN:
1367-8922
URN:
uuid:073fb16c-512e-4246-8f66-3c68b3dbea1d
Source identifiers:
127106
Local pid:
pubs:127106
Language:
English
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