You may experience pain in and around the site of the injection for 1– 3 days and your pain may be a bit worse than it was before the injection. This is normal.
Please ice the injected area for 10 minutes on and 10 minutes off, up to 8 times a day to assist in pain relief.
Please take anti-inflammatory medication if you are allowed. This includes drugs such as over the counter Ibuprofen, Aleve, Advil, and Motrin. Prescription medications include, Naproxen, Celebrex, Mobic and Meloxicam.
Please rest your arm/shoulder/hand, etc. for a full 24 hours. Then resume only light activity and refrain from any strenuous activity for the next two days.
Please call our office, 941-378-5100, if you notice any redness around the injection site.
Some swelling around the injection site is normal and should go away in a few days. If the swelling persists or increases, please call the office.
Remove the band-aid 15 minutes after the injection.
Please call our office with any questions or concerns.
If you are diabetic, the injection may cause your blood sugar to increase for 1 to 2 days. Please check your blood glucose levels and use insulin when needed.
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5831 Bee Ridge Road, Suite 300, Sarasota, Florida 34233