Do cervical epidural injections provide long-term relief in neck and upper extremity pain? A systematic review.

@article{Manchikanti2014DoCE,
  title={Do cervical epidural injections provide long-term relief in neck and upper extremity pain? A systematic review.},
  author={Laxmaiah Manchikanti and Devi E. Nampiaparampil and Kenneth D. Candido and Sanjay Bakshi and Jay S. Grider and Frank John English Falco and Nalini Sehgal and J A Hirsch},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          39-60
        }
}
BACKGROUND The high prevalence of chronic persistent neck pain not only leads to disability but also has a significant economic, societal, and health impact. Among multiple modalities of treatments prescribed in the management of neck and upper extremity pain, surgical, interventional and conservative modalities have been described. Cervical epidural injections are also common modalities of treatments provided in managing neck and upper extremity pain. They are administered by either an… CONTINUE READING

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