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Joint injection

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H1954 Sun 11-Aug-19 12:06:31

Has anyone had any experience with hip joint injections? What was the "recovery" period like?

tanith Sun 11-Aug-19 13:04:31

I’ve not got experience but I’ve often wondered what’s the point? It doesn’t solve the problem and only masks it temporarily.
That’s assuming you have Osteo-Arthritis in your hip, sorry if that’s not the case. Hip pain is a bugger for sure.

Legs Sun 11-Aug-19 13:35:24

I had a steroid injection under ultrasound a few weeks ago. Is that the sort of thing you mean?
After a couple of days the pain had reduced and hoping it will last a few months.
Don't know what you mean by recovery period though my OH went with me but I could have easily driven home myself

Luckygirl Sun 11-Aug-19 13:38:19

Yes twice - once under local and once under general. Pain relief lasted several months.

Davidhs Sun 11-Aug-19 16:08:32

I had a steroid injection for a knee problem and it did reduce pain, it works best for injuries rather than osteo arthritis, it is much better than taking paracetamol every day