This Procedure involves passing Racz epidural catheter into the epidural space and injecting medicine directly at the site of nerve injury or adhesion to decrease the pain and break up adhesions, usually in patients who have already had surgery.
A catheter is placed in the epidural space through which a solution of medication and local anesthetic can provide profound analgesia. It is optimal to place the epidural catheter as close to the patient’s painful dermatome as possible.
Typically this procedure takes about 30 to 50 minutes.
General soreness at the injection site as well as in your lower back for up to two weeks.
Most patients report pain relief and increased mobility for two months or longer.
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