Please see the index below for a list of all our articles on Injections.

If you are new to the subject, we recommend starting with: Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Arthritis

Planning on getting a cortisone injection? Read this step-by-step description of a steroid injection procedure so you know what to expect.

Steroid injections can cause side effects and adverse events. Pain and swelling are most common, but other problems, such as skin discoloration, infection, and hormone-related changes in women, can occur.
Cortisone injections are used to treat joint pain caused by inflammation, including inflammation related to arthritis. Understand when these injections are appropriate, how to set expectations with your physician, and cortisone’s limitations.
Hyaluronic acid injections may reduce pain and improve knee function in osteoarthritis. These injections are usually used in people who have moderate osteoarthritis and have little or no benefit from pain-relieving medications.