When Do Chiropractors Recommend Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections?
Primary care providers, chiropractors, or other specialists may suggest these injections to ease back pain.
Let’s break down the term:
- Lumbar – Low back
- Epidural – Around the “dura mater,” the tough membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord.
- Steroid – Cortisone, which has anti-inflammatory properties
- Injection – Introduced to the body with a needle