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LESI

A Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection (LESI) is a minimally invasive procedure utilized to treat pain caused by pinched or inflamed nerves in the back. Corticosteroids are usually used for the injection.

  • A local anesthetic is used to numb the skin on the patient’s back
  • A needle is inserted into the skin and Fluoroscopy (Live X-Ray) is used to guide the needle into the epidural space near the spinal cord
  • After the needle is confirmed to be in the proper place, the medication is slowly injected

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