About Steroid Injections

What is it and how it’s performed?

Steroid Injections Overview

Steroid injections are a minimally invasive treatment option for wrist arthritis. Pain-relief occurs quickly if not immediately after the short in-office procedure and patients are able to return to normal day-to-day activities.

How is a steroid injection performed?

A Carolina Orthopaedics and Neurosurgical Associates (CONA) hand specialist cleans and sterilizes the skin before the procedure. A numbing cream is applied to ensure the patient feels no pain or discomfort. A needle is carefully guided into the wrist joint and a steroid medication is delivered. A Band-aid is placed over the tiny needle mark. The wrist may be immobilized in a removable wrist splint.  

What does a steroid injection treat?

A steroid injection is the ideal treatment option for moderate to severe wrist arthritis that does not improve after nonsurgical treatment but is not serious for surgery.

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with A Hand & Wrist Specialist

Please make an appointment with a CONA hand specialist if you experience wrist arthritis symptoms and would like to find out if a steroid injection can help you.

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