How soon after cortisone shot can I have surgery?

Joint replacement is a standard surgical procedure for arthritis. Knee replacement is the most common, followed by hip and shoulder. Usually, these replacement surgeries are performed on more severe forms of arthritis that have failed conservative treatments. These other treatments include cortisone, hyaluronic acid, and platelet-rich plasma injections. Recent evidence suggests that some injections [...]

By |2024-03-02T21:28:46+00:00February 26th, 2024|Injections, PRP, Ultrasound, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shoulder joint injection treatments

Shoulder arthritis causes pain and stiffness. It occurs in people older than 50 and is more common after an injury. Shoulder joint injections can help. But does an intra-articular shoulder injection, such as cortisone, help with the pain, and should the injeciton be done with ultrasound? What is the shoulder joint? The shoulder [...]

By |2023-04-21T08:21:24+00:00April 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bursa injection for rotator cuff injuries

Rotator cuff tendon problems are the most common cause of shoulder pain. Problems with the rotator cuff tendons include tendonitis, calcification, and tears. Generally, treatment is exercise-based. Sometimes, however, we use a subdeltoid bursa injection to help with exercise. When should we use a bursa injection? What is the rotator cuff? The rotator [...]

By |2024-04-04T22:36:51+00:00April 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bursa injection for rotator cuff injuries

Frozen shoulder treatments

Frozen shoulder is a widespread problem that causes shoulder pain and stiffness. Generally, it is more common in women between 40 and 60. Dr Masci outlines the most commonly asked questions, including the best-frozen shoulder treatments. What is a frozen shoulder? Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition affecting the [...]

By |2023-04-21T09:17:52+00:00April 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wrist pain location diagram

The wrist and hand are made up of a collection of small bones and ligaments, all of which have the potential to be damaged and cause pain. Wrist and hand pain has a lot of possible causes, including arthritis, tendonitis, and fractures. One way to approach wrist and hand pain is to define the [...]

By |2023-01-24T06:15:57+00:00January 7th, 2023|Hand, Uncategorized, Wrist|0 Comments

Knee pain location chart

The location of the pain can indicate its potential causes. When doctors assess your knee, they consider possible diagnosis based on the pain's location- inside, outside, above, below, or on top of the kneecap. So, you can use a knee pain location or area chart to find out possible causes. The knee joint is [...]

By |2023-08-31T17:49:27+00:00January 7th, 2023|Knee, Pain, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do cortisone shots cause weight gain?

We use cortisone for many diseases, such as allergies, autoimmune disorders, skin diseases, and musculoskeletal conditions. This drug can be given as tablets, liquid, nasal spray, or injections. It also has many potential side effects depending on the dose, duration of use, and how it is given. So, do cortisone shots cause weight gain [...]

By |2023-11-15T18:39:25+00:00November 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Front of knee pain: causes to think about

Front of knee pain is a common complaint in active people. The most common cause is the runner's knee or patellofemoral pain. However, not all pain in front of the knee is the runner's knee. The key to ending knee pain is finding the correct cause and treating it. The reason is based on [...]

By |2023-01-13T13:56:09+00:00January 21st, 2022|Knee, Pain, Tendons, Treatments, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sudden knee pain: is it arthritis?

Knee pain is a common condition that can be due to many causes. Sometimes, knee pain occurs after an injury or fall. In other cases, sudden knee pain might indicate a more severe problem, such as arthritis. So what causes sudden knee pain without injury, and how do we sort it out? What causes [...]

By |2022-05-16T05:33:36+00:00January 11th, 2022|Knee, Pain, Treatments, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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