You dont say what your injuries are? I have 2 herniated discs in my cervical area with nerve root compression and spinal cord compression. I had 2 cervical epidurals. The first one really did nothing. The second one 4 weeks later helped a great deal and is still helping like 8 weeks later. they are cumulative. I had neck pain, radiculopathy bilaterally (which at the point when i had the epidurals was much worse than the neck pain, bilater numb hands). I have migraines that may be associated with the spinal stenosis in my neck. I have separate medication that worked wonderfully for me during my last migraine.
I dont know if they give epidurals if you just have pain. You have to have a source of pain which you are not describing in your post. You would need x-rays and more importantly MRI of your cervical area to see what specifically is going on, assuming you have not already had one.
As others have said you need an mri to confirm your problem. Your symptoms sound similar to what I have endured over the past year the cause being a herniated disc in the cervial spine (neck). Epidurals and eventually a nerve block has seen my symptoms virtually disappear, so I can definately recommend them. It is very important though that you get a proper diagnosis.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.