Epidural analgesic techniques in the management of cervical pain.

  title={Epidural analgesic techniques in the management of cervical pain.},
  author={John C. Rowlingson and L P Kirschenbaum},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  volume={65 9},
The injection of depot steroids into the cervical epidural space can maximize the conservative management of patients with cervical radiculopathy. We retrospectively studied 25 patients with cervical radiculopathy who received a total of 45 epidural injections of steroids. Sixty-four percent of the patients had a good or excellent response to cervical epidural steroid injection, whereas other conservative treatment modalities had not helped them. The patient's history and a description of the… CONTINUE READING