Tag: Osteoarthritis

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Surgery for Osteoarthritis

Key Points If conservative treatments have not been successful and you experience pain and limited motion then surgery may be a therapeutic option for your osteoarthritis. The posoperative rehabilitation process is often lengthy, and complications are possible – please give the decision to have surgery appropriate consideration. A discussion with your doctor and then an […]

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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 Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of joint disorder. It is a chronic condition of the synovial joint causing pain and stiffness and sometimes inflammation and swelling. It involves all of the structures of the joint. It has a large individual impact due to effects on the quality of life as well as large […]

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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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How to Manage Osteoarthritis Knee Pain?

When diet, exercise, and medication aren’t enough, Learn More About Targeting Osteoarthritis (OA) Knee Pain at the Source. You Don’t Have to Settle for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain It’s time to find the right treatment option for you Talking to our doctor is the best way to start exploring your treatment options. And when you do, […]