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Are cortisone injections into joints safe? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm Doctors often inject cortisone-type medications into painful damaged joints and tendons. Single injections can relieve pain and swelling and appear to be safe, but many studies show that repeated injections can damage joints and delay healing. Most doctors will recommend having no more than three injections into the same joint in a lifetime. ... Read on »
Ultrasound-guided cortisone injections for severe hip pain by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 02 Jan 2010 12:00am Published January 2nd, 2010 in , , , , , , - Ultrasound-guided cortisone injections may be an effective treatment method for gluteus medius tendinopathy, a common, painful condition caused by an injury to the tendons in the buttocks th ... Read on »
Cortisone Injection by Tamra Posted Wed 19 Aug 2009 6:32pm I apologize for not writing this sooner, but things have gotten hectic at school recently. Last Monday I went in for my cortisone injection. I should have been a little more prepared. I had expected to attend classes that same day, but my doctor wanted me to lie down and stay still for 1-2 days so the medication would work effectively. Monday and T ... Read on »
Top 5 Reasons to Try Laser Therapy for Pain Relief Before Cortisone Injections by DocSpallone Posted Wed 26 May 2010 1:39pm Cortisone Injections (also know as Corticosteroid Injections or Cortisol Injections) can be effective at reducing pain associated with inflammation. Cortisone is an anti-inflammatory medication that mimics the effects of a naturally exist ... Read on »
Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Benefit from Cortisone Injections by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 11 Feb 2012 8:49pm Cortisone-type injections into joints control painful rheumatoid arthritis by blocking protein changes that damage joints (Arthritis Research & Therapy, published online Feb. 2012). REACTIONS THAT CAUSE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by the production of PAD enzymes that convert an amino acid, arginine, into c ... Read on »
Cost Shifting Quantified by Sharon OConnor .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 6:43pm Many people are aware of the principle of Cost Shifting as it pertains to health care financing.  A study released last week has attached some figures to this practice. As consumers and employers are struggling to pay the steadily increasing health insurance premiums, they are the recipients of almost $90 BILLION in additional charges. Please tak ... Read on »
“Revealed: Why traditional back pain treatments like cortisone injections, muscle relaxants and NSAIDs won’t cure yo by Sukie B. Posted Tue 09 Nov 2010 8:17pm Chances are, if you are reading this, that keeps you from doing the activities you enjoy. Suffering with chronic or acute pain is one of the most frustrating conditions you could possibly experience. You can’t just vacate your body when the pain is too intense, so you wind up missing out on the activities you used to enjoy like cyc ... Read on »
All-Natural Botanical Trigger Point Injections – Serapin | natural trigger point injections by DocSpallone Posted Thu 10 Nov 2011 12:36pm Botanical Source for Serapin All- Natural Trigger Point Injections as a Safe and Effective Alternative to Cortisone Have you ever heard of Sarapin? Odds are you probably haven’t. However, if you’ve ever suffered from chronic back, neck, or joint pain the odds are overwhelming that you have probably heard of or received Cortisone (a ... Read on »
Shoulder Update by dlease Posted Sat 02 Apr 2011 9:57am On Thursday, my wife and I took my daughter to see the podiatrist. She's been having some ankle issues for more than a year, and a hard kick to her ankle in soccer season last fall made things worse. She made it through basketball and skiing, but her ankle just hasn't been getting any better and lacrosse will have her in cleats in the next week ... Read on »
Treatments for Disk Problems and Back Pain In Lyme Disease by Connie S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Jan 2009 3:46pm 1 Comment Forgive me the paucity of blog posts lately, but between relentless sciatica pain that has been screaming for my undivided attention and trying to settle back into life in Costa Rica after six weeks in the States, my free moments have been sucked up as if into a time vacuum. As with all things in my healing journey, however, I have learned a l ... Read on »