Most doctors won't hesitate to order cortisone shots for pain or a sports injury. But these injections only mask, not cure, pain and can prolong recovery time. In fact, if you get more than three shots to the same area per year, it can damage tendons, making them more likely to snap.
Credit: Getty Images
Powered By ZergNet
The Best Tools, Tech & Toys for 2015
Plus: The World's Most Efficient Workout
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
Martin Short's Life Advice
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.