Tag: Injection

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Injections for Osteoarthritis

Injections are used to help in the management of osteoarthritis, but they are not a cure for the condition. They act by reducing symptoms such s pain and discomfort with the aim of improving function once more. As with other medicines, they should be used as a package, for example, alongside exercising or physiotherapy. The […]

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What is Viscosupplements?

Learn More About Viscosupplements What is a viscosupplement? A viscosupplement is a type of fluid that is injected directly into the knee to help lubricate and cushion the joint. Viscosupplements replace damage synovial fluid to help relieve pain and improve joint function. What are viscosupplements made from? Viscosupplements are made from a substance called hyaluronan. […]

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Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma, a new approach for healing muscle and ligament injuries.   What is Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy? Autologous platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP) is a promising solution to accelerate healing of tendon injuries and osteoarthritis naturally without subjecting patients to significant risk. The philosophy is to merge cutting edge technology with […]

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What Should I do When I Get Home After Synvisc Injection

If you have an mild pain or swelling at the injection site, you may want to rest and keep an ice pack on your knee for 15 to 20 minutes, or as recommended by your doctor. Avoid putting a lot of strain on your knee – such as with jogging, heavy lifting, or prolonged standing […]

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Synvisc – Pure and Simple

Relieves joint pain & improves mobility to put the spring back in your step and choices back into your life! Synvisc (sodium hyaluronate) is a treatment to provide relief from the pain of osteoarthritis (OA). Now you have an alternative to the use of pain killers such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or steroids. Given […]