There is a concern amongst doctors and patients as to the long-term use of corticosteroids in managing chronic back, neck, and joint pain. Cortisone injections can help many people, they can also provide potential harm to others. The debate over the detrimental effects of corticosteroids intensified during the COVID-19 surge as corticosteroids suppress immune response.
Traditional methods of treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome include wearing a splint at night or injections of cortisone to reduce swelling. If these measures are not successful, carpal tunnel release surgery, which sections the tough transverse carpal ligament and relieves pressure on the median nerve, may be performed. Despite some people having good success with surgery,
Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy for Unresolved Wrist Pain – Research from the Darrow Stem Cell Institute
We have seen many patients over the years who were looking for options to an arthroscopic wrist surgery for their unresolved wrist pain. They, like you perhaps, had a wrist pain that an MRI could not explain and their doctors felt that exploratory arthroscopic surgery may help find this pain. While the surgeons explored, the