The best-studied medication for injections is steroid injections. Orthopedic surgeons have a long history of successful steroid injection use. The studies supporting other types of injections are not as strong and should be approached with more caution.
About the Author: Paul 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.