• Are steroid injections effective for tenosynovitis of the hand? 

    Graham, Jeffrey B.; Hulkower, Stephen D.; Bosworth, Michele; White, Elizabeth L. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2007-12)
    Yes. Steroid injections are an effective first-line therapy for flexor tenosynovitis of the hand, with a number needed to treat [NNT] of 2.3 for injection of steroids and lidocaine (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, ...