Durolane injection for arthritis

We use Durolane injeciton to treat a common cause of arthritis called osteoarthritis. This condition affects the hips, knees, shoulder, thumb, and other joints. Generally, the initial treatment of osteoarthritis consists of improving lifestyle factors such as exercise and weight loss combined with medications such as tablets or injections. Some treatments for osteoarthritis are [...]

By |2022-06-20T19:07:07+00:00June 20th, 2022|Arthritis, Hyaluronic acid, Ultrasound|0 Comments

Can osteoarthritis be reversed?

Arthritis comes in various forms. But the most common type is osteoarthritis, which is considered a combination of wear and tear and inflammation.  If you're unlucky enough to get osteoarthritis, we need to know how to prevent progression or improve damage. Can osteoarthritis be reversed? What is osteoarthritis?   Osteoarthritis [...]

By |2022-05-19T21:07:30+00:00April 15th, 2022|Arthritis, Hyaluronic acid, PRP|0 Comments

What to do about no cartilage in knee

Knee cartilage starts to wear away as we get older. Symptoms of knee pain and swelling develop as the cushioning of the cartilage begins to fail. So what happens when you have no cartilage in knee, and what can you do about it? We discuss treatment options for knee cartilage damage in this blog. [...]

By |2022-06-14T17:35:39+00:00September 5th, 2021|Arthritis, Hyaluronic acid, Injections, Knee, PRP|1 Comment

Are cortisone injections bad for you?

Over 500000 cortisone injections are performed for various musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis and tendonitis. Although cortisone effectively reduces inflammation in these conditions, they often get a bad rap. So, are cortisone injections awful for you? What is cortisone?  Cortisone is a powerful anti-inflammatory drug. It has been used to reduce inflammation in musculoskeletal [...]

Injections for hip arthritis: what are your options?

The most common hip arthritis is osteoarthritis. This condition is characterised by progressive loss of the cartilage of the joint. As the cartilage is worn, bone is exposed, leading to inflammation and pain. Most hip arthritis occurs in people above the age of 50 years. However, some younger people in their 20s and 30s [...]

Cortisone vs Hyaluronic acid for knee pain: which is best?

Overall, exercise therapy is the best form of medicine for knee arthritis. Also, other factors such as weight loss and reducing cholesterol and sugar are essential. However, some people find that treating these lifestyle factors is not enough. Yet, they don't want to resort to costly and invasive joint replacement surgery. Instead, some turn [...]

Hyaluronic acid and PRP injection for knee arthritis

Knee arthritis is a common disease in the general population. A recent study found twice as many people have this condition compared to 10 years ago. The most effective treatment for arthritis is exercise and weight loss. In some cases, injections play a role in treating knee arthritis pain. We use cortisone, hyaluronic acid, [...]

By |2022-05-10T20:55:45+00:00March 10th, 2021|Hyaluronic acid, Injections, PRP, Ultrasound|6 Comments

Hyaluronic acid injection for joints and tendons: Is it useful?

Arthritis and tendonitis are common in the general public. For those who are active in sports or running, arthritis and tendonitis can cause pain and swelling that stops us from participating in these activities. Dr. Masci has written a blog on effective treatments for arthritis. So, is a hyaluronic acid injection effective for arthritis [...]

By |2022-06-19T20:46:50+00:00February 14th, 2021|Hyaluronic acid, Injections, Joints, Treatments|1 Comment

Injections for arthritis in knees: What is available?

Arthritis occurs when the cartilage of the joint wears away, exposing bone. This bone exposure leads to pain, swelling, and reduced function. Generally, simple treatments such as exercise, medications, and weight loss have the best effect on arthritis. However, we use injections for arthritis in the knees to help with these simple treatments in [...]

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