Epidurals and Spinals... What are they?
|Want to know little about the anatomy where nerves carrying pain are situated in your body?|
When the uterus contracts, pain impulses travel from the uterus to the brain via nerves in the backbone.
|Epidural and spinal anesthesia involve placing local anesthetics within the backbone to block pain impulses originating from the uterus.|
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