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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Cupping – the “hot” Olympic treatment

ABC Olympic Photo Anyone who has watched the Rio Olympics has noticed that a fair number of the athletes have red circles on their skin.  The red marks come from an ancient form of medicine known as cupping. The Egyptians … Continue reading

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Lumbar Steroid Injections – Results and Side Effects

Lumbar Steroid Injections – Results Injections can help relieve pain for a short period of time. They are not a long-term solution. Considerations As with all medical procedures, there can be side effects. Side effects can include infection, bleeding, nerve … Continue reading

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Lumbar Steroid Injections

Why is the procedure used? An epidural steroid injection (ESI) is used to relieve the pain from lumbar spinal stenosis. What is the procedure? An ESI consists of two parts: A corticosteroid. This is a strong anti-inflammatory medicine. It can help relieve … Continue reading

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