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To book a pain relieving joint injection appointment with our patient co-ordinator, please call 01905 969798 or email us at

As injectable medical experts, we are proud to offer a Pain Relieving Joint Injection Clinic at our Worcester location with Mr Andrew Pearse and Dr Matt Davis.

Joint pain and stiffness can have such a negative impact on our daily lives, especially if you have previously enjoyed such an active life. ​Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear in the joint and can start to make daily activities such as walking and gentle exercise difficult with reduced mobility and pain. 

If you suffer from arthritis and joint pain, we offer pain relieving injections for knees. Under aseptic technique in our medical treatment rooms, we offer 3 potential injectable treatments:

Steroid with local anaesthetic

We will inject a blend of local anaesthetic and steroid which aims to relieve your arthritic pain for 6-12 weeks. You will have an immediate effect from the local anaesthetics, and the steroid injection will take 24-72 hours to take full effect. It is a well-recognised, safe and widely used treatment to combat the pain of arthritis and give you freedom and mobility back in your daily life.

Hyaluronic acid (Durolane)

We inject Durolane to give long-lasting pain relief for patients with mild to moderately arthritic knees experiencing pain and swelling. The treatment has been used successfully for many years and can relieve pain for between 3 and 6 months, with some reporting effects for 12 months. It is not available on the NHS locally despite its excellent track record and safety profile.


We are excited to be one of a few centres around the country selected to offer this new treatment of an injectable hydrogel implant. Although the use of Arthrosamid has been common in the beauty industry for many years, confirming its safety, its introduction as a treatment for patients with swollen and painful arthritic knees is in its infancy. Early results demonstrate a longer-lasting effect than most other injectable treatments, with significant improvement up to and beyond 3 years after treatment.

For more information on any of our products for pain relieving joint injections, please feel free to contact So Knee Clinic on


We are SO privileged to have top orthopaedic knee surgeon Mr Andrew Pearse hold a regular knee joint injection clinic with us. Mr Pearse has over 20 years of experience working with and operating on knees. 

Mr Pearse says, "Surgery for osteoarthritis can take significant time to recover from and carries risk. Therefore less invasive and highly effective safe alternatives are worth exploring." 

Mr Andrew Pearse

MB ChB, MRCS(Ed), FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Andrew Pearse is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Worcestershire, specialising in Sports and Reconstructive Knee Surgery.


Having graduated from the University of Manchester in 1998 he went on to train on the North-West orthopaedic rotation. He undertook an international sports fellowship in Christchurch, New Zealand, before taking up a consultant post initially at Wrightington Hospital and then his current appointment at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

His main areas of interest are sports and arthroplasty knee surgery. His teaching commitments include being a faculty member on national and international soft tissue course. He is a member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee.

Pain relieving joint injection specialist mr andrew pearse


Pain relieving joint injection

After being treated for severe osteoarthritis with the Arthrosamid Knee Injection, 71-year-old Corinne Edwards could get back to her passion for competitive
ballroom dancing!

The following day after her treatment, she said that it "felt as if the clock had been turned back years." Her knee was less painful and, a month later, she and her partner Peter were named the pre-amateur Latin American Champions at a regional final in Bristol!

"Arthrosamid really has changed everything – and I haven’t looked back since the day I had my treatment. It’s brought me back from the brink of having to give up dancing....and now, as they say, I have every confidence that I’ll be able to.....’keep dancing!!’” - Corinne Edwards (71)

Read the full article about Corinne's experience here.

To book an appointment, please call 01905 969798 or email us at

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