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Image of a needle going into a person’s back, with an illustration of the spine in the background, to show lumbar epidural steroid injections.

How Does a Chiropractor Use Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections?

When Do Chiropractors Recommend Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections?

Have you been advised to have lumbar epidural steroid injections, also called LESIs?

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

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