TOP Doctors for Epidural Catheter Therapy

The epidural catheter method has been one of the standard methods of pain therapy for more than 25 years. The main areas of application are an intervertebral disc herniation or a herniated disc associated with nerve constriction (nerve compression). The epidural catheter method can also serve well for pain and neurological phenomena as a result of scar tissue following an intervertebral disk operation (postnucleotomy syndrome). As a rule, we do not recommend treatment with this procedure until conservative measures have failed to improve significantly. Critical to the success of therapy are both an exact diagnosis and the long-standing experience and specific expertise of the surgeon.

The aim of the epidural catheter method is a spatial relief of the compressed nerve roots directly at the site of the pain, so as to relieve inflammation and pain quickly and effectively. For this purpose, a flexible epidural catheter under X-ray control injected anti-inflammatory, analgesic and scar-releasing substances (saline, local anesthetic and cortisone).

Under local anesthesia in the tailbone area, a probe is first advanced into the spinal canal, with which the intervertebral disc damage is assessed under X-ray contrast imaging. Next, a thin catheter is introduced under visual control, over which then the introduction of the drugs takes place. The procedure lasts no longer than 30 minutes. The patient can get up after about an hour. The catheter remains under a sterile bandage for approximately 48 hours so that the injections can be repeated several times at intervals of eight to twelve hours each. In this way, the swelling is removed and the troubled nerve root relieved, without causing tissue damage or bleeding. Thereafter, the catheter is pulled.


  • In 80 percent of cases, this minimally invasive procedure can be used to avoid "open" intervertebral disk surgery, whereby treatment success is usually permanent.
  • General anesthesia is not required to perform the epidural catheter method, thus avoiding the associated risks.
  • Only a short hospital stay (usually three days) is necessary.
  • No special aftertreatment is required.

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Submit a request on German Medical Group website - our manager will give you all the info regarding a particular doctor for epidural catheter therapy. This consultation is FREE. Together we choose the best specialist for epidural catheter therapy for your case. With German Medical Group you avoid waiting lists, get 24/7 support until your coming back home. Learn more about us here.

Follow these steps to choose the best doctor for epidural catheter therapy:

  1. Learn the info about doctors for epidural catheter therapy listed below. It represents top doctors for epidural catheter therapy in Europe.
  2. Submit a request on German Medical Group specifying the purpose of the treatment.
  3. Our manager will call you back to book the chosen specialist for epidural catheter therapy or offer another one according to the diagnosis, health condition, and financial ability.
  4. If you approve the chosen doctor for epidural catheter therapy, our manager schedules the date of your arrival.

On the page, you can see the best doctors for epidural catheter therapy. International patients pick these specialists for epidural catheter therapy due to the following reasons:

  • Innovative treatment methods
  • Up to 95% success rate. The doctors listed below apply the latest techniques to achieve such a result.
  • International accreditation. The epidural catheter therapy facilities have international healthcare accreditations and certificates. It means that they provide the epidural catheter therapy in accordance with the strict world treatment protocols.
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