Published in Physician Business Week, March 14th, 2006
Led by Axel Finckh of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, the researchers studied the benefits of IV "pulse" steroid therapy in 65 patients hospitalized for sciatica related to a herniated intravertebral disk. In this condition, a bulging disk in the spinal column places pressure on a spinal nerve root. The result is pain, weakness, and numbness anywhere along the course of the sciatic nerve, which runs down...
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