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Scar Therapy Learn More »

The skin is the largest organ of the body, and if damaged, certain care should be taken to help it heal. Orthopedic injuries such as fractures can be compounded by pierced skin, leaving scar tissue damage. Scar therapy creams that contain silicone gel, vitamin E, and retinoids are most effective. Orthopedists can provide guidance on […]

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Cortisone Injections Learn More »

Intra-articular injections are given directly into a joint and inject medication to relieve joint pain. Corticosteroids are the most frequently injected substance, but hyaluronic acid injections are another option in some cases. These injections are typically given when a joint with localized pain is not responding to pain medication or other conservative treatments. Intra-articular steroid […]

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ESI – Epidural Steroid Injections Learn More »

Epidural steroid injections (ESI) are given for lumbar spinal stenosis, a condition that transmits pain from the lower spine to radiate to the hips and/or legs. ESIs are used for severe leg pain, not back pain, when other nonsurgical treatments have been unsuccessful. An ESI is a combination of a corticosteroid and a local anesthetic […]