For patients with sciatica, do epidural corticosteroid injections safely reduce pain and disability?
Epidural corticosteroid injections provide a small and probably clinically insignificant reduction in leg and back pain in the immediate term (< 2 weeks), and a small to moderate reduction in disability in the short to intermediate term. Adverse events and safety were not well reported.[/fusion_content_box][fusion_content_box title="Reference" backgroundcolor="" icon="fa-search fas" iconflip="" iconrotate="" iconspin="no" iconcolor="" circlecolor="#00a6ba" circlebordersize="" circlebordercolor="#fec857" outercirclebordersize="" outercirclebordercolor="" image="" image_id="" image_max_width="" link="" linktext="Read More" link_target="" animation_type="" animation_direction="left" animation_speed="0.3" animation_offset=""]Oliveira CB, Maher CG, Ferreira ML, et al. Epidural corticosteroid injections for sciatica an abridged cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis. Spine 2020;45(21):E1405-E1415.
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