1) How do they work?
Cortisone injections—sometimes called corticosteroid injections or simply steroid injections—reduce joint inflammation, including swelling,
heat, and redness, and in turn ease joint pain.
may inhibit the release of arachidonic acid from phospholipids, thereby reducing the formation of prostaglandins, which contribute to the inflammatory process.
2) Indications for Cortisone shots?
3) What are the contraindications for Cortisone shot?
4) How many treatments are needed?
Maximum of three per year.