Treating Neck Pain

A cervical epidural steroid injection is effective in treating neck pain, which is a common problem we see in our Chicago area pain management clinic. Neck pain is caused by several factors including recent trauma or old injury, disc misalignment or herniation, poor posture,congenital issues or even a sudden movement or jolt.

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Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection in Chicago, IL

Long Term Pain Management

In our office, we carefully review imaging films of each patient and discuss options for treating cervical pain. We may recommend cervical spine epidural injections as they can offer longer term pain management than pain medication alone. Coordination of care with physical therapists and reviews of patient data from orthopedists, spine surgeons, neurologists and chiropractors enable our pain management services expert team to offer many options for neck pain patients.

Real Treatment Plans

We understand how neck pain affects your daily life and hinders your home, social and work lives. We offer real treatment plans individualized for each patient. Our specialists have seen hundreds of neck pain patients and realize each patient has a different presentation. We respect those differences and carefully discuss treatment options that won’t interfere with other medication the patient may be on. We review and discuss each case to best treat each patient who may present with other medical problems in addition to their pain.

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Reduce Inflammation

We offer the option of cervical epidural steroid injection to reduce inflammation and pain in the affect cervical vertebrae. This often results in results in as few as 24 hours and lasting up to several months in some patients. In other patients, additional injections may be necessary. Our patients find relief when pain medication is delivered to exactly where it is needed.

Compassionate Staff

Our compassionate staff offer no pressure solutions to the most common neck pain issues. We can offer assistance to those who have already undergone one or more neck surgeries as well as those who have been injured in an accident on the road, at work or at home.

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Schedule A Consultation

We urge patients with acute or chronic neck pain to schedule a consultation with our specialists and discuss your pain treatment options. Our supportive staff takes the time to really listen to our patients and offer treatment protocols they are comfortable with.

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FAQs About Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection

You should not drink alcohol or take other drugs that may thin your blood for at least 24 hours after an epidural steroid injection. It is also important that you do not drive or perform any other activities that require mental and physical alertness during this time. If you have any questions or concerns, please be sure to speak with our physician to ensure a safe and successful treatment.

Cervical epidural steroid injections are used to relieve pain and inflammation associated with conditions affecting the cervical spine. It aids with neck pain and enables patients to return to their regular activities. If you are experiencing pain or other symptoms affecting your quality of life, please consult our physician to see if this treatment is right for you. They will be able to provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision.

You should wear loose-fitting clothing to your appointment and avoid eating or drinking for at least 4-6 hours before the procedure. Our physician will go over all the necessary instructions with you to ensure a successful treatment. Please note that it is crucial for you to share any relevant medical information, such as allergies or other conditions, with our team before the procedure. This will help us provide you with the best possible care.

After the procedure, you will be closely monitored by our team. Once you are released, it is important to avoid driving or operating machinery for at least 24 hours. You should also avoid drinking alcohol or taking other drugs that may thin your blood during this time. Our physician will provide you with all the necessary instructions and answer any questions you may have. If you experience any pain or other symptoms, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 888-362-7472.

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