Arthritis injection therapies provide a safe and non-invasive alternative to surgery. With a proper and prompt diagnosis, the treatment of the affected area will typically allow most patients to resume normal activities and return to work in a relatively short period of time.
Inflammation in the shoulder can often be treated with corticosteroid shots. These shots help to reduce the inflammation caused by conditions such as impingement syndrome, damaged rotator cuffs, and others. With the pain alleviated, you should experience greater mobility in the arm. Your doctor may follow up the shots with recommendations for physical therapy.