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Does Diprospan shot help in treating plantar fasciitis?

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Posted on Thu, 5 May 2016
Question: How many times a year can i use diprospan 2 ml injection and does it help give rid of heel pain ( plantar fasciitis)
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal (4 minutes later)
Hi,

Welcome to HCM. I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.

Diprospan is a steroid injection. The side effects of injection will vary and so there is no specific answer to your question. Monthly injections usually wont do much harm

Regards,
Dr Ajish TP

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Follow up: Dr. Praveen Tayal (13 minutes later)
Diprospan 2 ml help heel pain , shoulder pain and knee pain ? And what part of body tou put inhection and also how many time a year can u use it .
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal (22 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Given intra articullarly or at the site of inflammation.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
Diprospan is a steroid injection with anti inflammatory, anti arthritic and anti allergic properties. It can be given locally at the heel or knees or shoulder in case of bursitis or fasciitis or tendonitis to reduce the local inflammation and pain. A single injection given with a local anaesthetic gives a sustained relief from pain for 4-6 weeks. The dose can be repeated after 8 weeks for 3-4 times. Repeated use of injection can cause friable tissue causing tendon tear.
The injection is given by a trained medical practitioner into the joint space or at the exact site of tendon insertion which is the root cause of pain.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Wishing you good health.
Regards.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.
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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Praveen Tayal (8 minutes later)
If i use diprospan 2 ml injection in the butt , will it take pain away in knee and heel pain ? I heard it best ro use in middle of your body to take pain away from shoulder , knee and heel ..
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal (2 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Taking injection at the heel or knee will help more.

Detailed Answer:
Hello.
Thanks for writing again.
Taking a steroid injection in the butt will be absorbed in blood and will have systemic side effects with less of local effect at knee or heel. It is best to get a proper diagnosis regarding the cause of pain first and then get the injection at the local site of inflammation where it will be most effective with minimum systemic side effects.
Hope my answer is helpful.
Do accept my answer in case there are no further queries.
Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Does Diprospan shot help in treating plantar fasciitis?

Hi, Welcome to HCM. I have gone through your question and understand your concerns. Diprospan is a steroid injection. The side effects of injection will vary and so there is no specific answer to your question. Monthly injections usually wont do much harm Regards, Dr Ajish TP Press “THANKS”