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|Pain Management & Rehabilitation||We offer complete diagnostic and non-surgical treatment services. Our doctors and specialists provide expert medical evaluation and treatment of pain, weakness, numbness and physical disability problems. Specialized care is available for arthritis, back pain, muscle problems, pinched nerves, sports injuries, work-related disability and automobile accident related trauma.|
Cortisone is a type of steroid that is produced naturally by a gland in your body called the adrenal gland. Cortisone is released from the adrenal gland when your body is under stress. Natural cortisone is released into the blood stream and is relatively short-acting.
Cortisone is a powerful anti-inflammatory medication. Cortisone treats the inflammation. When pain is decreased from cortisone it is because the inflammation is diminished. Cortisone injections usually work within a few days, and the effects can last up to several weeks.
|Facet Joint & Nerve Injections||Facet joint injections are commonly used to determine what is causing back pain. Facet joint injections are primarily diagnostic injections, meaning that they help your doctor determine the cause of your back pain but may not provide you with any long-term relief from the pain. These injections eliminate pain temporarily by filling the facet joint with an anesthetic medication that numbs the facet joint, the ligaments, and joint capsule around the facet joint. If the facet joint is injected and your pain goes away for several hours, then it is very likely that the joint is causing your pain. Once you and your doctor know what structure is causing your pain, you can begin to explore options for treating the condition.|
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