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What is a spinal injection?

A spinal injection is a procedure in which your doctor injects medication into a specific area of your spine. It is used to either diagnose the source of your back pain or to reduce swelling and relieve your pain. The injection you will have depends on your symptoms, the location of your pain, and the goals of your treatment.

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