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Steroid Injections May Lead to More Harm Than Good

11/14/2019
Doctors and patients should be aware that if they're using steroid injections to relieve the pain associated with osteoarthritis:

the shots may be doing more harm than good.
In a new study published in the journal Radiology, researchers looked at 459 patients in a US hospital who had received one to three corticosteroid injections into a knee or hip.
Of those patients, 36 of them, or 8%, experienced adverse events in their joints, as shown on medical imaging tests...

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