Spinal steroid injections have a history of trouble

Andrew Pollack / New York Times News Service
Published Oct 12, 2012 at 05:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM
Dennis Capolongo still suffers pain from a spinal steroid injection he got in 2001. “There are nights I cry myself to bed,” said the Potomac, Md., resident.
Perry Clark blames a steroid injection for his chronic leg pain. Similar injections have been linked to a recent meningitis outbreak.