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Treating Neck Pain with Cortisone Injections

posted on WED, APR 4 2018 by Center for Diagnostic Imaging

Your wake-up alarm starts beeping incessantly. You groggily reach to turn it off and notice a sharp pain in your neck. It can happen to anyone. It may have happened to you. When Jennifer Wurscher woke up one day and couldn’t turn her head, she tried to figure out what had gone wrong. Sharad Chopra, M.D., a neuroradiologist at CDI, says sudden neck pain can be caused by trauma, like a car accident. But sometimes as little as a sneeze or sleeping on it wrong can be to blame. Facing the decision between surgery or injections, Jennifer found CDI and decided to try injections first. Watch and see how it worked for her: 

To learn more about cortisone injections for neck pain, click here.



About Dr. Chopra
Sharad Chopra, M.D. is a board-certified neuroradiologist at Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) and is also the director of nuclear medicine imaging. Read his full bio here.  


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