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What are the after effects of a cortisone shot in my shoulder?
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Dr. Daniel Mass
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Slows healing
Cortisone injections in the shoulder decrease the inflammation or arthritis or bursitis and tendinitis.
This is good for pain relief and allowing for exercises. The side effects are occasional infections and increase tendon injury, because pain protects.

In brief: Slows healing
Cortisone injections in the shoulder decrease the inflammation or arthritis or bursitis and tendinitis.
This is good for pain relief and allowing for exercises. The side effects are occasional infections and increase tendon injury, because pain protects.
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