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    Lumbar epidural steroid injection (LESI) in Kansas

    Lumbar Epidural Spinal Injection (LESI)
    You have severe low back and leg pain and are looking to get LESI Injection in the Kansas region. Award winning team of physicians and doctors is here to help you.

    What Is LESI - LESI procedure?

    A lumbar epidural steroid injection (LESI) is a common procedure performed at the pain clinic.  The LESI procedure involves accessing the epidural space with a needle and injecting medications (usually steroids) into the space. The epidural space is the space just outside of the spinal cord. When steroids are injected into the space, they will calm down inflamed nerves in the area.

    What conditions can LESI treat?

    A LESI is mostly used to treat lower back and pain that radiates to the legs. The conditions they treat includes radiculopathy, radiculitis, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, post-herpetic neuralgia (complication of shingles), and others. The procedure usually does not require any sedation, but patients are given a local anesthetic to help with discomfort from the needle.