Posts filed under 'Arthritis'

Facts About Cortisone Injections

Cortisone shots or injections are known by many names including injectable steroids and injectable corticosteroids. They are an anti-inflammatory drug (that can also be given orally or intravenously) administered through injection into an inflamed problem area. Injectable corticosteroids are effective for administering a high dose of medication directly to a problem area and are typically […]

Continue Reading Add comment February 10th, 2015

Arthroscopic Surgery at CFO

Arthroscopic surgery, or Arthroscopy, is a minimally invasive procedure used to view, diagnose and treat problems inside a joint. Although joint replacement can’t be done with Arthroscopy, repairs and reconstructions in the shoulder, knee, hip and elsewhere can be treated with this procedure. Common arthroscopic surgeries include repairing a torn meniscus, hip ligament or damaged […]

Continue Reading Add comment May 13th, 2014

Conditions of the Hand and Wrist

Typing, eating, handwriting, and even opening packages or jars require full, preferably pain-free, use of the hands and wrists. But when experiencing a disabling condition like arthritis or tendinitis, these everyday tasks can become a difficult challenge. Here are some of the common conditions that can affect the wrist and hand: Arthritis Basal joint arthritis […]

Continue Reading Add comment February 27th, 2014

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