Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine published original research in Radiology that found corticosteroids injected into the hip or knee to treat arthritis pain may do more harm than good. According to a report by NBC News, the study found “there is some evidence that corticosteroid injections, which typically are combined with an anesthetic, can be toxic to cartilage.” Read the full-text article, “Intra-articular Corticosteroid Injections in the Hip and Knee: Perhaps Not as Safe as We Thought?”

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