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post tib cortisone shot DR Z ??

Posted by seth vorhees on 11/18/03 at 18:18 (137888)

dR Z,

I WAS ONDERING IF THERE ARE ANY RISKS IN GETTING A CORTISONE SHOT FOR THE POST TIB TENDONITIS? i HAVE SEEN 2 PODIATRISTS AND ONE WAS CONFIDENT TO DO IT AND THE OTHER WAS HESITANT. ANY ADVICE WOULD BE APPRECIATED THANK YOU

Re: post tib cortisone shot DR Z ??

seth vorhees on 11/18/03 at 18:19 (137889)

I ALSO FORGOT TO ASK YOU THE SUCCESS RATE? THNKS

Re: post tib cortisone shot DR Z ??

Dr. Z on 11/18/03 at 19:44 (137896)

I have done injections for this tendon . Must becareful. If the tendon is damaged you can make it worse. If there is inflamation then I will use a local steriod injection. I woulld also tape, brace or boot cast the area after the injection