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Transforaminal Steroid Injection

A transforaminal steroid injection is an injection of medication in the special space around an irritated nerve root.

The medications used are a local anesthetic (such as lidocaine) and a steroid (such as cortisone) which is a strong anti-inflammatory medication.

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Transforaminal Steroid Injection Procedure

Possible Complications

After the Injection

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Last Updated: 12/2013