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There is better evidence for the effectiveness of drug-based approaches for relieving labour pains than non-drug approaches.
The use of epidural steroid injections may be a more efficient treatment option for lumbar disc herniations.
Researchers at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson have shown that local anesthesia delivered through a catheter in the joint, intraarticularly, may be more beneficial than traditional opioids such as morphine and Oxycontin for pain management following total knee replacement surgery.
Routine expensive MRI imaging doesn’t improve the treatment of patients who need steroid injections into their spinal column to relieve pain, according to this study.
According to Kaixuan Liu MD, PhD, chief surgeon at Atlantic Spinal Care in Edison, N.J., â€œthe good news for patients suffering with Radiculopathy is that there are more tools available today
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