Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Injections

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Injections are a common treatment for osteoarthritis.  They can range from pain-killing injections, such as a cortisone shot into an arthritic shoulder, to an injection of hyaluronon.  Doctors can now administer injections help lubricate an arthritic joint.

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"My doctor wants to give me a cortisone injection in my knee for my osteoarthritis.  That's just a short-term fix, isn't it?  Won't the pain just come back?"      Knee pain from osteoarthritis (OA) can range from mild to severe.  There are several treatments available for osteoarthritis knee pain.  These…

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