Back Pain Management by Spinal Injections an Unsupported Treatment

A conventional medical treatment for low back pain involves injections into the spinal canal. A recent study in the prestigious international medical journal Spine questions the effectiveness of the procedure. A big question is the lack of research evidence using properly formed studies.

After reviewing 18 previous trials on such injections, researchers concluded, “Overall, the results indicated that there is no strong evidence for or against the use of any type of injection therapy.” They concluded by saying, “There is insufficient evidence to support the use of injection therapy in subacute and chronic low back pain.”