January, 2018

Epidural Steroid Injection: What is it? and What is it good for?

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

“Epidural” is the location. It is a space on top of the spinal cord nerves. (Similar location to the epidural injection that some women get before delivering a baby).   “Steroid” is the medicine (Cortisone) that is injected into that space. This is the same steroid used in topical steroid/cortisone creams that treat inflammation (i.e. poison...  read more

Low Back Pain in the Athlete

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Whether it is basketball, football, soccer, gymnastics, cheerleading, etc. you have most likely fallen down more than once. We all know that athletes are tough, and are always told to “get back in the game”, so you dust yourself off and get right back up and continue playing.   But, a fall should not be...  read more

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