Joint and tendon injections: Caring for your child at home after the procedure

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Learn how to care for your child at home after joint and/or tendon injections.

Key points

  • Your child must rest the injected areas for 48 hours after the procedure.
  • If needed, give your child acetaminophen for pain or pain medications your child has been taking at home.
  • Inform your child’s primary health-care provider if your child develops severe pain that is not controlled with current pain medications.
Last updated: November 16th 2020