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Steroid Injections

What Are Steroid Injections?

When you experience severe pain and inflammation that simply can’t be managed on its own, then it may be time to consider a steroid injection. These injections are highly effective in treating different chronic injuries as well as medical conditions such as grout, tendinitis and arthritis.

Benefits of Steroid Injections

The primary benefit of a steroid injection is the fact that it can help alleviate inflammation in ways that other treatments cannot. Reducing inflammation then reduces the activity of the immune system.

 

These injections deliver a high dose of medication directly into the problem area to get better results in areas dealing with acute pain and inflammation. Steroid injections can help decrease pain, improve function and help preserve joint structure in infected and inflamed areas.

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Conditions Treated

Steroid injections should only be given out to individuals with medically diagnosed conditions and those that are struggling with pain and inflammation. This includes some of the following conditions:

 

  • Gout
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Bursitis
  • Tendinitis
  • Inflammation near your shoulder, hip, knew, elbow or wrist

 

With the right steroid injection, administered by a licensed medical professional, you can start getting the lasting relief that you need to get over and injury and get back to feeling like yourself.

Contact Us

If you think you might be a candidate for a steroid injections, or have questions about chronic pain and inflammation, then please schedule a consultation with one of our pain management doctors today. You can call our clinic at (972) 316-7270 or our Denton office at (940) 222-8943 to schedule an appointment.