rheumatology
Osteoarthritis

Intra-articular steroids could speed up OA progression

The long held practice of injecting patients with steroids every few months to relieve the pain of knee osteoarthritis should be ‘actively discouraged’ say Australian experts after findings from a US study show that long term steroid use may in fact speed up disease progression. The findings published in JAMA this week, reveal that patients ...

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