Degenerative arthritis develops as a result of age, injury or repeated stress on a joint. It is also known as osteoarthritis. Cartilage is found at the end of the bones. Cartilage is a slippery substance that keeps the bones from rubbing together and causing pain. If the cartilage wears down enough, the friction of the [...]
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Osteoarthritis is a common form of arthritis also known as degenerative joint disease. The breakdown of cartilage in the weight bearing joints such as knees, hips, and spine will result in this painful form of arthritis. This condition can be quite debilitating due to pain and swelling, and is often corrected with surgery. However, most [...]
Osteoarthritis is a painful, immobilizing condition of the joints which involves many avenues of treatment including physical therapy, anti inflammatory medications, analgesics, prescription medications, knee cartilage injections< , and knee replacement surgery. Since surgery would be the final option chosen for the knee pain due to osteoarthritis, the next alternative of knee cartilage injections would [...]
One of the greatly purified hyaluronic acid injections is called Euflexxa. Like other knee cartilage injections, the purpose of this therapy is to lubricate and cushion the knee joint when synovial fluid is inadequate for proper health and movement of the joints. Osteoarthritis patients suffer due to the thinning of their natural synovial fluid. Euflexxa [...]
Let us find out what are the benefits of rooster comb injections for osteoarthritis patients and how they can be a good alternative to knee replacement surgery. Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects over 20 million of Americans and is usually seen in older patients, or patients with prior knee injuries and overweight individuals.