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Pediatric Joint Injections

Joint injections are used to treat children with arthritis. High-dose steroids are directly injected into the diseased joint spaces.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is a joint injection performed in children?

How long does a joint injection procedure in children take?

Will my child be awake for the joint injection procedure?

Will my child feel any pain during a joint injection procedure?

What are the risks of joint injections in children?

When can my child bathe after joint injections?

When can my child resume normal activity after joint injections?

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Interventional Radiology at Children's National Hospital

Our pediatric interventional radiologists perform a full range of minimally invasive, image-guided procedures to both diagnose and treat disease in infants, children and adolescents. Discover more about the treatment we offer.

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Interventional Radiology

Children's National interventional radiologists perform a full range of minimally invasive, image-guided procedures to both diagnose and treat disease in infants, children, and adolescents.