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Steroid Joint Injection
If controlled: Ask your doctor for individual recommendations Theoretically if platelet count is good ( bleeding risk is controlled) then the steroid would not be contraindicated but if you are already receiving steroids ITP treatment then I'm not sure how much more an injection has to offer. ...Read more
Also called an arthrodesis. The porpose of a joint fusion is to stop motion of the joint. The joint surfaces are removed and some type of fixation may be added. The boney surfaces heal to each other essentially making one bone where there used to be two separated by the joint. A fusion may be done fr pain, deformity, weakness or dysfunction. Fusions are permanent but they can ...Read more
I had a steroid guided SI joint injection at Noon today. The numbing medicine has wore off. It's becoming painful. What can I do?
Are epidural steroid injections, si joint, and radiofrequency ablation dangerous if given for years?
Yes and No: Osteoporosis after any sort of steroid exposure can occur. Usually this requires repeated chronic long term exposure after several years. Based on your age, unless you have previous exposure to oral steroids or have had significant exposure to epidural steroid injections i would not be too concerned yet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are a few: The most common injection for joints is a corticosteroid type injection (the contents of which are physician preference). There are other joint injections that are used for knees that are sometimes used in the ankle "off label" and you would need to discuss this and your condition with your specialist to determine what is the best treatment for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably: I have done these before with no problems but it is best to ask your obgyn about your particular case. ...Read more
You need formal Dx: It sounds like you are in a lot of pain. Your symptoms may well be caused by a herniated disc or other pinched nerve or SI joint problem for which you received injection. Besides tylenol and advil for pain, use cold packs and gentle range of motion exercises or PT. If no improvement, MRI may be necessary to determine the exact cause and the best route of treatment. Your doctor can refer. ...Read more
Depends: Versed can help with anxiety during your procedure but not everyone needs this. So make sure you ask what the sedation or anesthesia will do to you during the procedure. Many times they use other medications as well. I would discuss this with your doctor to have a better understanding of what you might go through. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a second si joint injection. I am having weakness in that hip. I can't walk normally on one side. The dr said it will be okin2hr but 4 hrs..Not!
Wait: I'd give it more time, and wait it out overnight. In most cases the symptoms will completely resolve by then. If not, definitely call your doctor again. Good luck! ...Read more
Pain, numbness: Facet joint injections are often done in the lumbar & cervical spine, often under fluoroscopy (live x-ray), bathing this joint with an anesthetic (lidocaine, etc.) and steroid/cortisone. Common side effects include pain (during and for the first 48 hours), numbness (often temporary) and bleeding (usually minimal). Rare & serious side effects include infection, nerve injury and spinal fluid leak. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had 3 cervical facet joint injection yesterday. Is it normal for my neck to have extreme pain and stiffness? What to do for the pain?
What is the difference between facet joint injection and paravertebral injection and epidural injection? Any website with picutres explaining such?
Location: The facet joints are the joints between the vertebra. An epidural injection goes into the epidural space (the space just outside the sac that covers the spinal cord. Depending on approach epidurals can be translaminar or transforaminal. Paracertebralinjections are in the space immediately to the side of the area where the spinal nerves come out of the spine. The location is the main difference. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a si sacroiliac joint injection near my tailbone 2 days ago and ive been hurting sick to my stomach and feel awful, is this normal after 2 days?
I had an ultrasound guided SI joint injection w/ Kenalog (triamcinolone). How long will the med stay in my system b/c it's in a joint & how long will the relief last?
9wk po bunionectomy. Big toe crossing over 2nd toe. Getting worse. Joint injection didn't work and doing PT. Will I need surgery again?
I had a Right SI joint injection today, i am now experiencing bad nausea and a headache along with lower back and leg pain, even with a pain pill?
Steroid type medication done under a local anesthesia with or without IV sedation in a sterile setting either with or without fliuroscopic or x-ray guidance into space below the lamina but above the dura or lining of the nerve tissue of the spine with the needle passing through natural openings between the lamina given for pain relief due to inflammation from a disc ...Read more
Wherever two bones meet is a joint. Joints move in certain directions and use ligaments from one bone to the other to prevent movement in other directions. ie ligaments on the sides of the knee keep it from bending sideways. When ligaments tear partially its called a sprain, completely its called a separation. The acromioclavicular (AC) joint is where the collarbone meets ...Read more
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