Ron has an agonising and incurable spinal problem called arachnoiditis which he claims comes from being given epidural
jabs of the steroid Depo-Medrone.
Whilst under general anaesthetic, doctors inserted a spinal epidural
The study compared 147 patients who underwent Regenexx PL-Disc procedure to 85 patients who had steroid epidural
catheters are commonly use with intend of pain relief, yet there exist no definite indications for epidural
Others are backing Kerr's opinions, with one blog posting, "The babies are drugged up when you receive an epidural
We agree that achieving equivalent analgesia with the TAP technique compared to epidural
analgesia may be difficult.
The safety of both lumbar and cervical epidural
steroid injections (ESI) and nerve blocks has been confirmed by multiple large studies ranging from 322 to 5,334 patients, with no permanent adverse procedure-related outcomes and a complication rate of <1% requiring additional treatment.
A healthy 16-year-old girl died during labour after an epidural
analgesic (presumably containing bupivacaine) was inadvertently infused intravenously.
I had epidurals
with both my babies (the second time I got them to top it up).
It is believed that women are increasingly opting for epidurals
because they fear traumatic birth experiences.
Changes in Fetal Position During Labor and Their Association With Epidural
While we are all grateful that inductions, epidurals
, and c-sections are available when needed, they often work to rob a woman of the experience of childbirth and the empowerment that comes with going through that experience as much as she can on her own strength.