Items Tagged ‘Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’

February 16, 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 […]

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


February 14, 2012

Steroid Injections Help Athletes’ Injuries

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Until recently steroid injections had a history for being used to enhance the look and performance of desperate athletes trying to get an edge over their competitors. How can something with such a long history of criticism be used for good one may ask? “Our study showed an 89% success rate in athletes returning to […]

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Tags: Aaron J. Krych, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, steroid injections


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