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Steroid Injections Offer Little Relief for Lower Back Pain

Chiro.Org Blog: A randomized, controlled trial has shown an epidural or translaminar steroid injection is ineffective for the relief of lower back pain. “I’m not saying that steroids don’t work. I’m just saying there’s definite reason to question whether they work or not,” Dr. Daniel Steinitz, an orthopedic surgeon at Belleville General Hospital in Ontario, said in an interview after his presentation at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons meeting here. […]