|Edward Shin M.D., P.A.
Comprehensive Pain Management
American Society of Anesthesiology
American Board of Pain Medicine
Epidural Steroid Injection
- Cervical ESI
- Thoracic ESI
- Lumbar ESI
- Caudal ESI
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
Sacroiliiac Joint Injections
Trigger Point Injections
Peripheral Nerve Blocks
1. YOU MUST BRING SOMEONE TO DRIVE YOU HOME after the
procedure. Your stay will be approximately one to two hours. You
cannot drive for 24 hours after the injection.
2. DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING AFTER MIDNIGHT. Do not eat
3. DO NOT TAKE ANY BLOOD THINNERS. Do not take aspirin or any
anti-inflammatory medicines 7 days prior to your procedure. If you have
a bleeding disorder, please notify the office right away.
4. If you take medications in the morning for blood pressure, heart
disease, lung disease, or any chronic illness, take your medications with
only a sip of water. Do not drink heavy liquids such as milk or orange
5. If you have Diabetes, you will need to check your blood glucose level
prior to coming in. If your blood sugar is over 200 mg/dl, please call the
office right away. We may need to reschedule your injection.
6. Bring a picture ID, insurance cards, and your co-payment. CHECKS
ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
7. Injections are often done in a set of 2 to 3. After your first procedure,
you will be given another appointment for your next injection or
post-injection office visit.