I hear questions and concerns, very often, about cortisone shots for shoulder pain. Many patients want to know if it is safe. Others, simply are adamantly against it. So, what is the truth?
What Are Epidural Steroid Injections? Epidural steroid injections are a treatment for pain, commonly given for chronic painful disc and nerve conditions in the back. The injected steroid serves to treat inflammation and nerve compression, which are the main causes of pain. When conservative pain treatments have been used, but have not relieved the pain, […]