What are joint injections?
Joint injections are placed directly in the joint to help reduce pain and chronic inflammation in the hips, knees, and shoulders.
Who benefits from joint injections?
Patients with arthritis, long-standing injuries, stress from poor body mechanics, and ligament or tendon injuries. Joint injections can also be used to diagnose the source of joint and back pain. These can be especially effective when used with physical therapy.
How Many Treatments are needed?
Depending on the extent and nature of the injury, patients can obtain relief with as little as one injection or may require periodic repeat injections to achieve optimal function.