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COVID-19 Vaccine and Orthopaedic Corticosteroid Injection Safety

If you are planning a cortisone-type injection with your orthopaedic surgeon and have recently had, or have an upcoming COVID-19 vaccine then please read on for the updated recommendations provided by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)...


The recommended approach is to avoid cortisone injection at least two weeks before and one week after a COVID-19 vaccination dose. Exceptions can be made, and discussion with your orthopaedic surgeon on the topic is appropriate.

Read the full original AAOS article here.

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