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cortizone shot for heel spur

Posted by DarlaC on 3/18/03 at 12:56 (113330)

Why would a Dr. give a cortizone shot for a heel spur? What exactly is cortizone?

Re: cortizone shot for heel spur

Dr. Z on 3/18/03 at 19:26 (113376)

Hi

It used to reduce the local swelling that goes with this painful condition. You can read alot about this treatment in the heel pain book.