How much does a steroid injection cost privately?
NHS waiting lists are currently very long and if you don’t have private medical insurance then you may consider having a steroid or cortisone injection done privately.
At Steroid Injections London our costs are all inclusive and can often be administered on the same day using an ultrasound scanner to ensure treatment accuracy.
Can cortisone injections help with shoulder pain?
Cortisone injections have been used for many years effectively in the treatment of shoulder pain. Not all shoulder conditions need to have a cortisone injection so here we discuss some conditions that a cortisone injection can help.
What is the best treatment for a Frozen Shoulder?
Frozen shoulder is a painful condition that can significantly impact on your daily life. Conservative treatments are available and current best research shows that a Hydrodistension injection combined with Physiotherapy is often the most successful approach.
How long does a steroid injection last?
There are many factors that will influence how long a steroid injection can last. You may experience relief of symptoms from between 6 weeks to 6 months. We discuss the various factors that influence the success of an injection here.
How long do I need to rest after having a steroid injection?
Many people often ask us how long before they can do their sport again or get back to their regular activity. The rest period required after having a steroid injection can vary.
What is the best treatment for knee arthritis?
Arthritis in the knee is a common condition that causes pain with weight bearing activities and can cause significant disability. Here we discuss various options in the treatment of knee arthritis.
Corticosteroid vs Hyaluronic Acid injections. Which is best for me?
Hyaluronic Acid injections are becoming increasingly popular for individuals with joint pain. The benefit of Hyaluronic Acid injection is that it has less harmful effects than cortisone to joint surfaces and tendons, and symptom relief can last a lot longer. But which one is best?
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections for Knee arthritis.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections are a type of therapy that involves using the patients own blood constituents to create an injectable product that helps with various soft tissue and joint problems. Its most commonly used in the treatment of knee Osteoarthritis. So how long does it last?
If you are considering a steroid injection in the knee, it is usually because you have been suffering with marked pain and are not able to do your normal day-to-day activities. Steroid injections are very successful at improving pain and reducing swelling.
How many steroid injections can I have?
If you found that a steroid injection has really helped with your pain, you may be asking: “How long will this steroid injection last?” and “How many more steroid injections can I have?”. Here we discuss many many is too many.
How long before I can have another steroid / cortisone injection?
A steroid injection, for the most part, is to relieve symptoms of inflammation to allow you a window in which to rehabilitate. In most cases, just one injection will be enough. In other cases, the steroid injection will give relief, but some symptoms may be returning after a period of time and you may benefit from another injection.
Alex's Steroid Injection Story
Welcome to our latest video, where we bring you a live shoulder injection demonstration featuring Alex’s steroid injection story. In this video, we sit down with Alex to discuss his recent experience with a steroid injection in his shoulder, and get an inside look at what the process entails.
Rebecca's Steroid Injection Story
In this section, Rebecca tells us about her hip pain history and what prompted her to get further imaging done and eventually a steroid injection in the hip. Rebecca gives us her personal experience with the process and what she is able to do now after the injection.
Knee Steroid Injection - Katie's Story
Knee joint arthritis is a common cause of pain and disability. It can prevent you from being active and leading the life that you want. Katie shares her experience of living with knee arthritis for 20 years and how she manages the condition.
Shoulder pain and steroid injections: When is it appropriate?
We are often asked about having a steroid injection for persistent shoulder pain that has not eased with conservative treatment like strengthening. The location of your pain is usually an easy place to start to identify if a steroid injection in the shoulder is right for you.