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Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) – Diagnosis, Treatment & Therapy

Osteoarthritis (OA) is an extremely common condition which can affect any of the joints simply by chronic “wear-and-tear” from normal aging also known as degeneration or degenerative joint “disease”. The knee joint is consists of bones which come together and move similar to a hinge. The bones are separated by protective cartilage. However, the cartilage [...]

Osteoarthritis (OA) – Arthritis Treatment Options – Injection Therapy – Part II

Injection Therapy - Part II (A Continuation of Part I ) Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition which will affect essentially every human at some point in their life. As discussed in previous articles, the treatment of OA should be  multi-modal. One of the more common treatments is injection therapy.  In the past, injection therapy was [...]

2018-11-20T17:42:12+00:00Categories: Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)|Tags: , , |

Knee Pain Treatment: Viscosupplementation Injections

Background - Knee Joint Pain Injections with Viscosupplementation Hyaluronic 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 [...]

2020-07-20T18:35:19+00:00Categories: Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)|Tags: , |

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