Epidural Steroid Injection Risks Include Incurable Arachnoiditis

Helen Bertelli, a mother of two young girls from Raleigh, N.C., has been crippled with weird symptoms -- electric shocks, muscle cramps and the sensation that water is running down her legs -- all since she received an epidural steroid injection for back pain in 2011. Three months after a medical "fellow" administered the shot at a pain clinic, she had trouble urinating, then both her feet went numb. "I had this feeling I was connected to the end of a guitar string and someone was plucking...Full Story
Commenting on this article is closed.