Welcome to Advanced Knee Injections Service in Alton Pain Clinic, Hampshire – Our expertly administered ultrasound-guided knee injections for pain relief. From precise cortisone shots and hyaluronic injections to specialised Arthrosamid treatments, we’ve got you covered. 


  • Knee Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Patellofemoral joint pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • ITB friction syndrome
  • Meniscal cartilage tears
  • Prepatella bursitis
  • Patella tendinopathy (Jumpers Knee)
  • Infrapatella fat pad inflammation
  • Pes anserine bursitis
Knee Injections in Hampshire


  • Cortisone knee injections reduce inflammation and pain in conditions like arthritis or joint injuries. Using ultrasound guidance ensures precise delivery of corticosteroids, enhancing the efficacy and safety of the treatment.

  • Hyaluronic acid injections in the knee provide lubrication and cushioning to alleviate pain and improve mobility in conditions like osteoarthritis. Ultrasound guidance enhances the accuracy of these injections, ensuring optimal results.
  • CINGAL combines hyaluronic acid with corticosteroids to treat knee osteoarthritis, offering the benefits of both lubrication and anti-inflammatory effects. This single injection is designed for quick recovery and minimal side effects.

    • Arthrosamid injections are a cutting-edge treatment for knee osteoarthritis. This non-biodegradable hydrogel cushions the knee joint, can provide long-term pain relief and improved joint function.

Your Care Pathway with us

To book an appointment, you can call our reception line at 0142084487, email us at, or click the button below. Our comprehensive care pathway includes:

  • Complete MSK Examination and testing
  • Detailed MSK ultrasound scan
  • Discussion of your personalised treatment plan, which may include advanced treatments such as above mentioned injections.


A steroid injection in the knee, often referred to as a cortisone injection, involves delivering corticosteroids to reduce inflammation. This targeted approach offers rapid pain relief, especially when performed with ultrasound guidance.

Yes, hyaluronic acid injections provide lubrication to the knee joint, easing pain and improving mobility. Unlike cortisone shots, which primarily reduce inflammation, hyaluronic acid injections focus on enhancing joint function and comfort.

The duration of pain relief varies, but many individuals experience significant improvement for weeks to months. The effectiveness depends on the type of injection and the severity of the condition being treated.

While generally safe, cortisone injections may have some minor side effects, such as temporary pain at the injection site or a slight increase in blood sugar levels in diabetic patients for a few days. Ultrasound guidance can help minimize these risks by ensuring accurate delivery.

Yes, knee injections, including cortisone and hyaluronic acid shots, are commonly used to manage arthritis symptoms and improve joint function. Ultrasound-guided injections ensure precise treatment, enhancing their effectiveness.

The frequency of knee injections depends on the individual’s condition and response to treatment. Your healthcare provider will determine the appropriate schedule, ensuring optimal pain relief and joint health.

Both terms refer to the same procedure, involving the administration of corticosteroids directly into the knee joint to reduce inflammation and alleviate pain. Ultrasound guidance enhances the precision and efficacy of this treatment.

Knee injections are effective for various types of knee pain, including osteoarthritis and inflammatory conditions. However, their suitability depends on the specific diagnosis. Consult with the clinicians at Alton Pain Clinic for personalized advice and ultrasound-guided treatment options.

In most cases, you can resume normal activities shortly after a knee injection. It’s advisable to follow any post-injection instructions provided by your healthcare provider to ensure the best outcome.

The procedure is relatively quick and performed in an outpatient setting. It involves cleaning the area, administering the injection under ultrasound guidance, and a brief recovery period before leaving the clinic.