Steroid Injection Therapy May Increase Risk of Spinal Fracture

August 2013
Orthopedic Design & Technology;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p88
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The article reports on the study released by the "Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery" regarding steroid injection therapy. It states that the study focused on a lumbar epidural steroid injection (LESI) and its effect on bone fragility and vertebral fractures. The authors of the study suggest that LESI treatment may lead to the increase of bone fragility, however, injection therapy is useful.


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