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... I developed swelling in my knee on the outside part. It looks like I might have some arthritis. Anyways, I got a cortisone injection yesterday. Does anyone know how long it takes to decrease the swelling, should I be able to see or feel a difference pain and swelling soon? ... (0 replies)
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... is getting highly upset and threatened to write me up if I called in on a weekend. Although she knows about my knees and you can clearly see my left leg from the knee to the ankle is larger than the right one. ... (16 replies)

... Sorry you're having so much pain in the knee and that the cortisone injection didn't help. ... (16 replies)
... Hello everyone, this is my first time posting in one of these message boards so bare with me. Here is my story. I have been suffering with severe ankle pain and swelling since I was 11. The pain was so bad that i would not be able to walk, would keep me up at night. ... (0 replies)
... So I had the same questions before. When I asked this, an OT told me that the cortisone helps reduce swelling by eliminating (I think she actually said it dissolves the ligament) the "frayed" portions of the ligament or tendon. If you get too many of them, you can weaken or thin out your ligament in the area of the injection. I'm not too sure how much truth there is to... (7 replies)
... I have a lot of swelling, stiffness and pain. I did 60 visits of PT, had a manipulation at 8 weeks. Two weeks ago, I had a cortisone injection, which has helped the swelling, hoping it isn't a temporary fix. ... (22 replies)
Knee cap
Oct 16, 2011
... Icing every day may help. If it's really bothering you, an orthopedist may do a cortisone injection to take the swelling down. ... (3 replies)
... my knee has not felt right. ... (33 replies)
... ractice is my Pain Mgmt doc and Grove did my discogram and lumbar ablation. Kubitz started me on Meloxicam as an anti inflammatory for my Spineand it's helped my knee too. ... (11 replies)
Injection in knee
Mar 18, 2011
... I just had cortisone injected in my left knee. ... (3 replies)
... In July I had a cortisone injection in my right knee for pain and swelling. The very next day the meniscus tore. ... (3 replies)
... I had a cortizone injection in the doctors office followin TKR. After 3 weeks the shot wore off, so he scheduled a knee manipulation did 7 injections in my knee and another cortizone injection to the hip, that one lasted 4 days. ... (8 replies)
... Hi there -- the folks who have returned to "normal" activities are probably referring to work, walking without an assistive device, and maybe a little light exercise. If you continue to have pain, swelling, bruising, don't forget the value of icing. An injection of cortisone and/or a synthetic joint lubricant may be helpful, too. Keep in mind that an operated joint is not... (16 replies)
... In regard to the meniscus, yes it can improve quickly. On a Monday I turned and must have torn my left knee meniscus. ... (11 replies)
Meniscus Tear
May 13, 2011
... I had a meniscus tear that was small so first the orthopedic knee surgeon did a cortisone injection which did indeed decrease swelling and pain. If the symptoms return then he'd scope it. ... (3 replies)
... My doc was very reluctant to do anything as he said that if he gave me a cortisone injection for the bursitis there was the possibility of the site getting infected. ... (21 replies)
... Swelling was bad. Saw knee doc Thursday and he withdrew fluid and sent me for an MRI. ... (1 replies)


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