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Cervical Traction Procedure
Hip Replacement Surgery
Treatment of Lumbar Radiculopathy
Spinal Fusion Surgery
Treatment of Knee replacement
Arthritis And Pain Management Treatment
Hip Resurfacing Surgery
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Ankle Injury Treatment
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Treatment of Joint Dislocation
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My age is 20. I have severe left knee joint pain. After sitting or standing for long time. Plzzzz suggest me doctor.
Hi I am Ravi from Indore I have some problem In my feet please help. When I driving car till 1 to 2 hour then it suddenly get pain in my leg also that pain feel when I driving motor bike so please provide me better solution for this problem.
I have joint pain on knee since long time after taking medicine is okay. Do you have any permanent solution?
I am 28 years old. I am getting pain in my back and entire leg from thigh to feet as it is stretched. Please suggest me for get relief from the pain.
I get lower back pain when I have exertion and feel very tired standing in one place. It gets healed after putting Vicks balm at night before sleep in a day or two. What I want to know is can it be a symptom of a future back problem and how I can avoid it.
I am having a fluctuating back pain from upper back to lower back. I am 28 year old, I have a bit of history with this but I am a very adventurous and have recently started playing tennis and after I felt really good but I don't know if that is the reason for my back pain. Please advise how can I minimise my pain and any medication required.
I am a 25 years female suffering from low back pain for last 7 years, visited several doctors and various medications but could not get complete relief, please advice.
I am 22 years old male and I'm having severe backache from last couple of days. I have applied pain relief ointment buy it doesn't get any relief. What should I do now?
When I get up after sleep or sitting for a long time, my heels are in pain and I limp for sometime. What is the issue?
Hi, My father aged 60, was suffering from tingling in legs and hand whenever they wakeup either in night or day since last two year, after treatment with one doctor they are telling some problems with cervical spine c5-c6 degenerative changes seen in disc as per MRI, and mild diffuse between c3, c4 and c6, c7, So doctor are telling for surgery, also doctor is telling if they will not do surgery then they may have paralysis after some time. I want to know, if I go for surgery, what risk may come, till now my father has no neck pain, only tingling in hand and leg when they wake up, and left leg feeling weak as compared to right leg when they walk. What should I Do?
Cortisone shots are injections that help relieve pain and inflammation. They are injected directly into the joints such as the ankle, wrist, knee, hip, shoulder, elbow or spine. These injections are a combination of corticosteroids and local anaesthetics. These corticosteroids are similar to the hormones produced by the adrenal gland. Cortisone injections are often used to treat arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, shoulder bursitis and plantar fasciitis. Though they do not cure the disease but they provide temporary relief.
These injections may be slightly painful but provide relief in a day or two that lasts for a few weeks or months at a stretch. Hence, cortisone shots provide relief faster and have longer lasting results than other forms of anti-inflammatory medication. Another benefit of cortisone injections as compared to other drugs that need to be taken in through the mouth is that it avoids side effects of anti-inflammatory medication such as an upset stomach etc. Cortisone injections can also be used to treat backaches and pain that radiates from the spine to an arm or leg.
However, cortisone injections are associated with a number of risks. These include:
- Infection in the joints
- Nerve damage
- Thinning of tissue and skin around the injection site
- Pain and inflammation in the joint
- Weakening or rupturing of tendons
- Osteoporosis or thinning of bones
- Lightening of skin around the injection site
- Osteonecrosis or death of bones in the injected area
- Blood sugar spikes – this is seen mostly in diabetic patients
- Weakening of the immune system if the person has an underlying infection
In most cases, these side effects are short-lived. Higher dosages and frequent administration can increase the body’s exposure to the corticosteroid. This increases the risk of long-term side effects such as:
- Easy bruising
- Weight gain
- Cataract formation
- Puffiness of the face
- High blood pressure
Cortisone may also be held responsible for the deterioration of cartilage inside a joint. For this reason, doctors do not advise cortisone injections to be had more than 3-4 times a year. The minimum interval between two cortisone injections must be 6 weeks. Doctors also typically limit the number of injections given in one joint.
When used judiciously, cortisone injections can greatly improve the quality of a patient’s life. Hence it is very important to get treated only by a qualified doctor and to completely understand the pros and cons of using this form of treatment. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.