Please see the index below for a list of all our articles on Injections.

If you are new to the subject, we recommend starting with: Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Arthritis

Things to consider when choosing a doctor for platelet-rich plasma therapy include cost, the doctor's experience, and their training. Asking questions is important.

A cortisone injection follows a set of steps that includes making the patient comfortable, disinfecting the site, administering the injection, and bandaging.

Pain and swelling are the most common cortisone injection side effects, but problems such as skin discoloration, infection, and hormone changes in women, can occur.

Cortisone injections are used to treat joint pain caused by inflammation from conditions such as arthritis if a physician and patient decide it is appropriate.