A joint injection refers to various procedures that involve injecting different medications into the joints responsible for chronic pain. Depending on the root cause of pain, the pain doctor may inject corticosteroids, anti-inflammatory medications, hyaluronic acid, platelet-rich plasmas, or local anesthetics into the affected joints. Injection therapy in Edison can alleviate pain linked to tendonitis, osteoarthritis, and numerous other conditions. Our board-certified pain specialists diagnose the root cause of your pain by administering personalized joint injections.
How do Joint Injections Work?
A joint is the region wherein two bones meet. They allow rotational, bending, twisting, up-and-down, and side-to-side movements. The ends of joints are covered in cartilages that prevent the bones from rubbing against each other, ensuring smooth movements. If the cartilages are worn down or the joints are damaged because of injuries or degenerative conditions (such as arthritis), you may suffer from joint inflammation and pain.
A joint injection involves the strategic delivery of anti-inflammatory medications, corticosteroids, local anesthetics, hyaluronic acid, or other components into the affected joints. Injecting a local anesthetic into the targeted joint provides instant (but temporary) pain relief, allowing the pain doctor to diagnose the true source of joint pain. After diagnosing the affected joint, the pain doctor injects an anti-inflammatory medicine or corticosteroid to reduce inflammation and alleviate joint pain.
Joint injections can alleviate pain
caused by the following conditions:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Degenerative arthritis
- Worn-out joints
- Other joint-related conditions
Benefits of Joint Injections
- Minimally invasive pain treatment
- Only involves a few strategic injections
- No harsh side effects or complications
- Concludes within 30 minutes
- Diagnoses the root cause of joint pain
- Alleviate joint pain caused by inflammation
- Provides instant relief from pain
- No post-treatment downtime
Schedule an Appointment
Edison Spine & Pain Management is a state-of-the-art interventional pain management practice specializing in cutting-edge minimally invasive pain treatments. Our pain doctors use the latest and safest technologies to diagnose the root cause of joint pain to offer personalized treatments. If you’re suffering from joint pain because of injuries, arthritis, or other conditions, you should definitely consider joint injections. We believe in offering long-lasting relief from pain without relying on opioids. Please schedule an appointment for your injection therapy in Edison.