Radicular Pain

Are Anticonvulsants Effective for Low Back Pain?

Are Anticonvulsants Effective for Low Back Pain?

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For this review, the authors searched 5 large databases for studies that compared the use of anticonvulsants (i.e., topiramate, gabapentin, pregabalin) in adult patients with LBP, sciatica, or neurogenic claudication with placebo.

Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections Effective for Pain Relief in Lumbar Foraminal Spinal Stenosis

Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections Effective for Pain Relief in Lumbar Foraminal Spinal Stenosis

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Transforaminal epidural steroid injections may be more effective in relieving pain in patients with mild to moderate vs severe lower extremity radicular pain associated with lumbar foraminal spinal stenosis.

Chemonucleolysis With Radiopaque Gelified Ethanol May Be Effective Analgesic for Chronic Radicular Pain

Chemonucleolysis With Radiopaque Gelified Ethanol May Be Effective Analgesic for Chronic Radicular Pain

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The use of percutaneous chemonucleolysis with radiopaque gelified ethanol may be safe and effective for patients with treatment-resistant chronic radicular leg pain.

Safety, Efficacy of Nonparticulate and Particulate Corticosteroids in Epidural Injections

Safety, Efficacy of Nonparticulate and Particulate Corticosteroids in Epidural Injections

Similar efficacy, superior safety of nonparticulate vs particulate corticosteroids for alleviating radicular pain.

Targeted Steroid Injection Via Epidural Catheter vs Standard C7-T1 Approach for Radicular Pain

Targeted Steroid Injection Via Epidural Catheter vs Standard C7-T1 Approach for Radicular Pain

Transforaminal approach to the treatment of cervical radicular pain presents risks.

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