what is Cortisone Injection in Foot ultrasound ?
A corticosteroid is a powerful, injectable anti-inflammatory drug that has been used to effectively relieve pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis for decades. Before being injected under ultrasound imaging, a corticosteroid is mixed with a local short-acting analgesia.
Should cortisone injections be ultrasound guided?
Corticosteroid and hyaluronic acid injections, for example, are a very safe and effective treatment for a variety of musculoskeletal disorders. To increase safety and therapeutic success, more of these injections have been given under ultrasound guidance in recent years.