The Cortisone Injection. Is it Worth it?

The Cortisone Injection. Is it Worth it?

This one’s a doozy. We have seen an upward trend over the past several years in the issuance of cortisone injections to our patients. Cortisone is a steroid that reduces inflammation, thereby reducing pain. They are frequently injected in to joints such as the knee,...
Inflammation: Good vs. Bad and What to Do About it

Inflammation: Good vs. Bad and What to Do About it

Inflammation gets a bad rap.  Did you know some inflammation is actually good? The inflammatory phase is a key component to healing. The body uses its resources to fight off foreign invaders that might cause infection and also aides in healing injuries. Think about...