There is a small amount of discomfort associated with orthopedic injections. I do my best to minimize this discomfort by using either a “cold spray” or a lidocaine injection. Most patients say that it was a lot less painful than anticipated.
About the Author: Paul Norio Morton, MD
Dr. Paul Norio Morton is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that practices on Oahu and the Big Island. He treats a broad range of orthopedic conditions including arthritis, sports injuries, hip and knee replacements, trauma, and robotic joint arthroplasty. He believes in treating his patients with a holistic approach – incorporating patient’s desires and expectations into the treatment of their musculoskeletal problems.