Those needles hurt. July 15, 2013 by jaklumen Leave a comment Met with the nurse practitioner today and got some cortisone injections (in the muscle)– also am starting Lyrica for nerve pain. Share this:ShareTwitterGooglePocketPinterestLike this:Like Loading... Author: jaklumen Wherever you see "jaklumen", that's me. The username is still unique as of 2016, so it's just me, and only me. It's the real me, because I'm bad at faking otherwise.