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Are Pain Injections Right for You?

posted on WED, NOV 16 2016 by Center for Diagnostic Imaging

Every day we see patients seeking relief with the help of pain injections. Though they aren’t for everyone, pain injections can make a big difference for some people. In this story, meet one of those patients who came to CDI with pain he described as an “8” on a scale of 1-10. He had tried to get relief from physical therapy, but found he couldn’t complete exercises because he was in so much pain. When his doctor suggested trying a pain injection, Mike was willing to give it a shot. Find out what happened to him and if you might be a good candidate for pain injections:





About Dr. Yalavarthi
Kishan D. Yalavarthi, M.D. is a board certified diagnostic and neuroradiologist at ProSight Radiology Group who reads for St. Luke's Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Missouri. He specializes in neuroradiology and musculoskeletal imaging, and performs diagnostic and therapeutic injection procedures to help patients manage joint and back pain. Read his full bio here


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