FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How long does the injection take to work?
After your injection, the freezing may last for a few hours. Your symptoms may return until the steroid takes effect in two weeks. Please track your symptom response to share with your physician.
How long will the injection last?
These injections typically provide at least three months of symptom relief. If an injection does not help relieve your symptoms, then you may need further evaluation by your referring doctor for another cause of your symptoms.
What are the potential side effects?
Feeling of heaviness, numbness or tingling on the affected leg is normal and can last for 4-6 hours. Some people also experience headaches which typically respond to caffeine, Tylenol or Ibuprofen, proper hydration and lying flat. If your headache hasn’t resolved itself after 24-48 hours, or you cannot employ the above recommendations, please see your referring physician.