Dr. Danan shares his perspective on the results of a new clinical trial.
Article Link: Knee Pain: Nerve Injections May Help Osteoarthritis (healthline.com)
The participants who received the nerve block reported improved or greatly improved pain relief, although there were diminishing effects over time.
About 50% of study participants reported improvement at eight weeks while 30% indicated improvement at 12 weeks.
Success rates varied among participants based on the severity of their disease, prior treatments, and current health.