No difference between steroid & local anaesthetic vs. saline & local anesthetic injection
Transforaminal steroid injections for the treatment of cervical radiculopathy: a prospective and randomised studyEur Spine J. 2007 Mar;16(3):321-8. Epub 2006 Jul 12
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40 patients with radicular pain in the cervical spine were randomized to either receive treatment via an injection of steroid and local anaesthetic or saline and local anaesthetic. The purpose of this study was to compare the short term effects between these injection therapies. The results at the short term follow up period of 3 weeks showed that the combination of steroids and local anaesthetics...
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