Systemic effects of cortisone injections including cartilage damage

Systemic and local side-effects of corticosteroid injections including joint destruction A patient will often come into our office with conflicting ideas about cortisone injections. The patient will tell us that his/her other doctors told them that cortisone injections are safe, effective, and will help their pain, if used sparingly. But, intuitively, the patient had doubts …

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Different types of injections for ankle pain

Someone who has a medical history including numerous ankle arthroscopic procedures will usually contact out office looking for options to their next surgery which would be an ankle fusion or a total ankle replacement. Usually, someone being told they need one more surgery will lead these people to more exhaustively research alternatives. This includes the …

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