Here’s another important medical term!
Corticosteroid Injections: corticosteroid injections can provide significant pain relief for several orthopedic conditions, such as arthritis, bursitis and tendinitis. They are safe and effective with minimal side-effects when administered appropriately. In arthritis conditions, corticosteroid injections can provide months of relief. Corticosteroid injections are also used to help decrease pain enough to allow for physical therapy. In certain forms of tendinitis, corticosteroid injections can be curative. Corticosteroid injections are also used to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome and is often used to predict whether or not carpal tunnel surgery will be successful.
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