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The 11th Frame: Cortisone soothes a savage wrist, but more surgery possible

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, May 5, 2014 4:00 am

T markes the spot for my ultrasound-guided cortisone injection. This is just shy of where the arm meets the wrist on the pinky side.
If you read what I wrote here last month, you know that in recent months I’ve been experiencing wrist woes even worse than my bad normal and had a cortisone shot scheduled for April 28. I can report that the cortisone did an amazing job of easing that pain — at least for now. Within a day, my pain had declined from 8 or 9 on a scale of 1 to 10 when attempting to do anything physical with the wrist to 2 or 3, and has since dropped to 1 or 2. To give it as much rest as I can, I...

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