I have a low cartilidge level in my left knee. I have started treatment with hyalgan. Can I play sports after the 5th shot?

Prednisone’s affect on SED rate

I just had blood work done at the request of my hand surgeon. I have been taking 5 mg prednisone every other day for pain in my wrist for a couple weeks (different doctor prescribed it). Will that affect the SED rate results?