The new report identified several potential complications that may be associated with corticosteroid injections.

The new report identified several potential complications that may be associated with corticosteroid injections.

Have you ever wondered why so many people are getting joint replacements? Are there lifestyle factors, genetics or are the treatments that are routinely used for joint pain part of the cause? It has long been known that cortisone will erode and degenerate the college matrix in bone and cartilage. For some reason, this knowledge was not applied with respect to the treatments that many doctors will recommend for their patients.

The authors of the new report identified several potential complications that may be associated with corticosteroid injections. These complications may eventually cause joints to collapse, which requires joint replacement surgery to treat.

Before you go down the road of “steroid injection” please consult us and learn about the many sustainable options that will help keep your joints strong, pain-free, and prevent unnecessary surgery.