Injections are recommended if conservative treatments fail to manage arthritis and you do not wish to have surgery. They may contain corticosteroids to relieve inflammation, anesthetics to manage pain and hyaluronic acid injections to improve lubrication. Excess fluid from a swollen joint may be removed with a needle to ease symptoms. Read More

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