February 16th, 2012

Treatment of Lumbar Disc Herniations Finds Steroid Injections Effective

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Injecting epidural steroid can be a more efficient treatment option for lumbar disc herniations, states research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in San Francisco… "Our study showed an 89% success rate in athletes returning to play after suffering an injury during practice or a game," commented lead author Aaron J. Krych, MD, from the Mayo Clinic's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Med India, by Nancy Needhima, 02/15/2012

Tags: Aaron J. Krych, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, epidural steorid, lumbar disc herniations, Orthopedics, Research, San Francisco, Sports Medicine

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