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Can you tell me if the cortisone injection does not help my arthritis in my kneewhat will be the next step?

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Dr. Richard Schneider
Integrative Medicine

In brief: Knee pain

Cortisone injections in the knee help reduce inflammation and pain.
Unfortunately, they do not always work. It's important to let the doctor know about persistent pain, since additional evaluation including x-ray and possibly arthroscopic surgery may be necessary to determine the cause of the pain

In brief: Knee pain

Cortisone injections in the knee help reduce inflammation and pain.
Unfortunately, they do not always work. It's important to let the doctor know about persistent pain, since additional evaluation including x-ray and possibly arthroscopic surgery may be necessary to determine the cause of the pain
Dr. Richard Schneider
Dr. Richard Schneider
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Dr. Inaam Schneider
There are other additional treatments that can be added including Synvisc injections , may be your next step . Weight reduction and PT should be part of your regimen . Good luck .
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