what is Cortisone Injection in Foot ultrasound ?

What is a guided cortisone shot?

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.

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