About 30 million people in the United States live with joint pain that limits mobility and affects their quality of life. At Sequoia Institute for Surgical Services in Visalia, Porterville, and Reedley, California, the team of orthopaedic surgeons offers many treatment options to ease joint pain, including injections. To find out more about injections for your pain, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.
Injections are one of the pain management treatment options at Sequoia Institute for Surgical Services. Pain in one of the mobile joints like your knee, hip, or shoulder, can make everyday activities feel impossible.
The Sequoia Institute for Surgical Services team offers many innovative treatments to help ease your discomfort, support your healing, and help you get back to doing the things you love.
They use injections to provide the relief you need so you can participate in physical therapy and go about your daily routine. In addition, these injections may help delay or prevent your need for surgical interventions.
Sequoia Institute for Surgical Services have many pain management injection options, including:
Cortisone injections reduce pain and inflammation in specific areas of the body. These injections contain a corticosteroid and a local anesthetic.
The team injects cortisone directly into joints, such as the hand, wrist, elbow, hip, shoulder, or knee.
Steroid injections reduce inflammation and pain. The Sequoia Institute for Surgical Services team may use steroid injections to treat various pain conditions such as arthritis, back pain, hand pain, shoulder pain, or wrist pain.
Your orthopaedic surgeon at Sequoia Institute for Surgical Services reviews the details of your injection at your consultation, so you know what to expect. The specifics depend on the type of injection you need and the location.
For the procedure, your provider may use X-ray- or ultrasound-guided imaging to ensure accurate placement of the medication. Injections usually take an hour or less. The team has you stay at the clinic for observation following your injection before sending you home.
You may notice improvements in pain right away or within a few days. The team schedules regular follow-up appointments to monitor your results. They may repeat your injections for continued relief.
To find out more about injections at Sequoia Institute for Surgical Services, call or schedule an appointment online today.