Epidural Injections

November 15, 2014 | Solutions
Steroid Anesthetic Injection

Epidural steroid injections for back and neck pain have been used for many years. It is one of the most common procedures done on the spine for back pain. It involves inserting a small needle into the epidural space and injecting a steroid. With degeneration of the discs, pain will often occur and this pain is often secondary to inflammation.  The steroid that is injected decreases or eliminates the inflammation and therefore decreases or eliminates the pain.

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Dr. Michael Skaliy

Throughout his career Dr. Michael Skaliy has felt that medicine is a rapidly changing field and he’s continued to stay up to date to bring the latest cutting edge therapies into his practice. Most recently, he introduced stem cell therapy and minimally invasive same day spine surgery, which is done through a small device the size of a pencil.

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