While steroid injections have been shown to be very helpful and life-saving in many circumstances, unfortunately its overuse in orthopedic medicine is starting to catch up with us; the following article is a reminder of this and while the implications are significant, there are many alternatives proven to address many of the aches, pains and inflammatory reactions seen in joints, commonly diagnosed as arthritis. We utilize acupuncture, herbal therapy, specific diet interventions to name a few of the many approaches AIIM takes in reducing symptoms and improving well-being with patients suffering from joint pain.

Here is a helpful artcile: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/common-joint-pain-treatment-may-be-more-harmful-thought-n1066146