epidural injection [also called epidural block]


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(ip-ih-DO-rul in-JEK-shun)

An injection of a drug that lowers pain. It goes into the space between the lining of the spinal canal and the covering of the spinal cord.

Read about epidural injections to manage nerve pain.

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Audio contributed by: Linda Dano

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