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SHOAPIE's Photo SHOAPIE Posts: 30,374
10/17/19 1:42 P

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I had 2 in my shoulder (different areas) recently and they were very successful. Of course I have no idea how long it will last, but I’m grateful for the relief I have.



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10/17/19 8:22 A

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Key line from that link:
"The study was not a clinical trial, and that is its main limitation, Azar pointed out: The patients' complications cannot be definitively attributed to corticosteroids."

Sounds like a true clinical trial is needed.

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10/17/19 6:15 A

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I have arthritis in my knee. I had 1 steroid injection. It didn't do a thing. So, I stay active, make decent food choices and had physical therapy once. That really helped but was too expensive for me to continue.

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10/17/19 1:20 A

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Might be time to rethink it:

www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2
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