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Managing Radiculitis | NY Spine Medicine

Radiculitis or radicular pain radiates along the path of a nerve due to pressure on the nerve root at its connection to the spinal column. A common form of radiculitis is sciatica or bone spurs in the lumbar region of the spine.

At NY Spine Medicine we have many procedures to reduce the pain caused by radiculitis. We stand by our philosophy of trying the least invasive procedures first and always reserve surgery as the last option, only after exhausting all other methods of treatment. We will review all of the options with you and develop a plan of recovery that works within your ideals of treatment.

Common procedures that we use for the treatment of radiculitis include epidural steroid injection, nerve root block, or spinal cord stimulation. All of these procedures are minimally invasive and cause little to no discomfort. Delivery of medication is done with a fluoroscopic guidance system that ensures the most accurate delivery of medication directly to the affected area. These procedures may be used in conjunction with other traditional treatments such as physical therapy.

Not only do these procedures alleviate pain, but they also improve the underlying problem. We do not mask pain. We improve the underlying abnormalities.