Hi all, I do not know if it’s the OA in my hips, or my lumbar fusion that has brought on these conditions. It’s been with me for a while and PT did not help it enough. I am thinking I may be having surgery in November or December. I can wear a Salonpas Camphor, Menthol, Salicylate patch to take the edge off the pain for 8 hours. Wondering if I try a cortisone shot, will that delay hip surgery, or affect immunity for hip surgery? I would appreciate hearing your thoughts. Thank you.