Caudal Epidural Steroid Injections for Low Back Pain/Sciatic Lumbar Pain (FIA1)
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The study hypothesis is that caudal epidural steroid injections provides short term relief to patients with persistent low back pain and sciatica due degenerative disc disease or lumbar spinal stenosis. Patients will be evaluated wiht clinical examination and radiological examinations before injections. They will be followed up with questionnaires on pain and disability up to 6 months postinjection.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 85 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
low back pain and sciatica due to lumbar disc herniation or lumbar spinals stenosis
infection, cancer, allergy to steroids or anesthetic, non controlled diabetes or hypertension, clotting disorder