Cortisone shots are injections that can help mitigate pain and inflammation in a particular area of your body. They’re most commonly injected into joints, bursa, tendon sheaths, and around nerves. Examples of joint injections include ankle, elbow, hip, knee, shoulder, spine joints and wrist. Cortisone injections, or steroid injections, help reduce inflammation, improve pain, range of motion, and function.
Why Cortisone Shots are administered
Cortisone Shots are administered for the following reasons.
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Rheumatoid arthritis