Joint and tendon steroid injections using image guidance

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Joint and tendon steroid injections are a form of treatment for children with arthritis and inflammation. Learn more about the procedure here.

Key points

  • Joint and tendon injections help treat arthritis or inflammation of the joints.
  • Children are given a general anesthetic for the procedure.
  • Joint and tendon injections are usually considered a low-risk procedure.
  • Your child needs to rest the injected area for 48 hours (two days) after the procedure.
Last updated: March 31st 2016