Cervical or Neck epidural steroid injections are frequently used treatment for chronic neck and arm pain syndromes. When given in the cervical spine, they are frequently used to treat pain that is located in the neck or “radicular” pain that is going down to the shoulders or arms. Radicular pain refers to pain that comes from nerve root irritation. Nerve roots is the part of the neck anatomy where the nerves exit the spinal column and start their travel down to the arms.