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Arthritis

Post by yhz41 » Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:18 pm

Has anyone on here ever had to get a cortisone shot? I need one in my knee, I'm just wondering how transport feels about this.
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Re: Arthritis

Post by Beefitarian » Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:28 am

You can ask your TC Doctor.

I suspect it's the same as blood pressure medication. Transport Canada doesn't have a policy on it. The FAA requires you take a week to make sure you are stabilized on a new prescription, but transport has no information available,

My mom used to get cortisone shots and had excellent results, though it did not last forever for her.

I have been fortunate that mine has always been mood so far and goes away as long as I gently use the joint affected.

I hope it helps bud,
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Re: Arthritis

Post by yhz41 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:14 am

Beefitarian wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:28 am
You can ask your TC Doctor.

I suspect it's the same as blood pressure medication. Transport Canada doesn't have a policy on it. The FAA requires you take a week to make sure you are stabilized on a new prescription, but transport has no information available,

My mom used to get cortisone shots and had excellent results, though it did not last forever for her.

I have been fortunate that mine has always been mood so far and goes away as long as I gently use the joint affected.

I hope it helps bud,
Thanks for the reply!
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Post by Beefitarian » Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:22 am

You're welcome.

By the way that was supposed to say, "mine has always been mild so far."

I get it in my knuckles occasionally.
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Post by Castorero » Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:53 am

I don't think TC would care much one way or the other about joint cortisone injections.

I dont see how it could imperil your safety in the air.

Is it possible you could have gout?

Useful to check that if not already done.
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