Category Archives: Epidural Needles

Have No Fear: Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Risks Low for Childbirth

Study shows rate of complications under 3 percent According to a new study, the risks associated with receiving an epidural and spinal anesthesia during childbirth are extremely low, with the overall rate of complications just under 3 percent. Data from … Continue reading

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The Great Epidural Debate

New study furthers the question on epidural steroid injections Researchers at the University of Washington published a new study in The New England Journal of Medicine that found epidural cortisone injections used to treat spinal pain “offered minimal or no … Continue reading

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