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Knee Pain Treatment: Viscosupplementation Injections

Background - Knee Joint Pain Injections with Viscosupplementation Hayluronic acid (HA) is a naturally occuring substance found in the synovial (joint) fluid. This thick, gel-like fluid helps to lubricate and cushion the joint. People with osteoarthritis (OA) have less amount of HA in their joints. Viscosupplementation is a synthesized version of HA designed to be [...]

Arthritis Joint Pain – Do You Have Osteoarthritis (OA)?

Arthritis joint pain is a ubiquitous problem.  In many people, especially those middle-aged individuals, diagnostic testing will reveal the presence of osteoarthritis (OA) – more commonly known as simply “arthritis” - as the primary cause of the joint pain.  Up to 85% older than 65 years of age, have x-ray evidence of osteoarthritis.  Autopsy studies [...]