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Cortisone – Does this cure make problems worse?

I recently came across and NY Times article which questions the wisdom of Cortisone Shots (http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/27/do-cortisone-shots-actually-make-things-worse/?scp=1&sq=cortisone&st=cse). Often when people are in pain, they are irritable and also impatient because of what the pain does to their normal daily activities.  The cortisone shot has been used for the quick fix for heel spurs, knee pain, shoulder pain, bursitis and other maladies.  It is usually administered by an orthopedist or a physiatrist. The problem with this solution is that while it can cause a significant amount of relief, it will also cause bone loss and problems with healing at the site of Read More »