Repeated use of corticosteroid injections in knee osteoarthritis may accelerate structural degeneration, a new study suggests. While previous research has shown increased cartilage loss in people with knee OA who have regular steroid injections, new evidence from a Chinese-led trial shows that intra-articular corticosteroid use is also associated with detrimental joint structural changes. The findings come ...
Intra-articular steroid injections may worsen OA progression
By Michael Woodhead
5 Feb 2019