Corticosteroids effects can be divided into Glucocorticoid and Mineralcorticoid activity. It’s the Glucocorticoids which have the anti-inflammatory effect. In my Practice, I use Triamcinolone (Kenalog) because:-
However Methylprednisolone (Depomedrone) is perfectly suitable to use as well (double the dose when compared to Kenalog).
This is a summary of the dosages I use for specific joints. I also incorporate/mix some local anaesthetic, usually 0.5% Marcaine, within the syringe to make up the final volume.
|Joint||Volume (ml)||Kenalog (mg)|
Please see conditions listed in the menu above for advice on how to inject specific anatomical areas.