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Epidural Steroid Injections: Are long-term Risks Worth Short Term Benefits?

Chiro.Org Blog: While major damage associated with ESI is rare according to the literature, we are seeing a surge in the total number of patients with complications like chemical meningitis and adhesive arachnoiditis (which I feel is underreported). Even if these complications are rare, when nine million ESI are performed annually, we are going to see more adverse effects. […]

More Bad News For Low Back Pain Sufferers: Drug-induced Meningitis

Chiro.Org Blog: Clinics and medical centers rushed to contact patients who may have received the apparently fungus-contaminated shots. And the Food and Drug Administration urged doctors not to use any products at all from the Massachusetts pharmacy that supplied the suspect steroid solution. […]