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Steroid injections for degenerative arthritis in the spine. Anyone got experience of these?

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anastasia74 Tue 11-Mar-14 18:24:44

My mother is suffering from this spine problem that causes her pain nearly every day.

She has been offered steroid injections but has a problem with needles. Has anyone had these injections. Do they work. Are they painful?

Thanks.

sashh Wed 12-Mar-14 16:30:56

Not everyone has the same experience as me.

I think steroid injections are the best thing ever invented.

In 24 hours I can go from unable to walk / stand / sit to being fairly mobile.

They do not work for everyone, but they do for me.

anastasia74 Wed 12-Mar-14 18:44:58

thankyou Sash. That's great to hear.

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