general indications for Glucocorticoids injection therapy in rheumatic conditions
- • Monoarthritis or disproportionate joint inflammation (after joint infection is ruled out).
- • Recurrent joint effusion.
- • Tendon sheath inflammation.
- • Bursitis or tendinitis refractory to NSAIDs and/or physical therapy.
Note that the effectiveness of a single GC injection ranges from 50% to 100% and lasts for days to months.