10228 Dupont Circle Dr. East Fort Wayne, IN 46825


Phone: 260.490.2525

Epidural Steroid Injection

An injection to reduce inflammation takes up to five days to reach maximum effectiveness. Monitor your blood sugar if you are diabetic. Don’t exercise vigorously. Rest if needed, but get up and move around after sitting for a half an hour. You must have a ride home from the procedure.

Call your Doctor if you notice any of the following symptoms:

  • New severe pain
  • Persistent new headaches
  • Fever or chills
  • Loss of bladder control or numbness that persists or worsens beyond a few hours
  • Significant redness or swelling around the injection site.

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