Millions of Americans suffer from back and neck pain. If you suffer from chronic back pain caused by spinal stenosis, epidural injections may help relieve your pain.
Spinal stenosis occurs when joints in the spinal canal grow larger, narrowing the space between cervical disks and placing pressure on the spine. Stenosis typically occurs in the neck or lumbar region of the back. Spinal stenosis is most common in men and women over 50 years of age and grows increasingly common as aging progresses. Paget’s disease, traumatic injuries, and tumor growth may also contribute to stenosis.