Hyaluronic Acid

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Hyaluronic Acid
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Joint Injections: The Next Generation

Joints sometimes hurt. Like well oiled machines, occasionally the oil runs thin, the surfaces become corroded, small particles become trapped, and the components get out of line. Pain happens when the surrounding nerve fibers become irritated. Swelling happens as the vessels in the lining of the joint bring new cells, to both remove the irritants and provide healing factors to the damaged tissues. The cascade of injury and repair goes on every day in every joint of the body.

To relieve the symptoms of injured joints, traditionally, physicians have recommended ice, compression, elevation, (ICE) plus massage and anti-inflammatory…

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 Joint Injections: The Next Generation

The body’s natural joint lubricant is called hyaluronic acid. This oil has been used to diminish the symptoms of arthritis by a series of injections. Unfortunately, it only lasts in the joint for a few hours but the effect, when it works, seems to last for months.

5 Tips to Avoid Knee-Replacement Surgery

This popular treatment used in plastic surgery to fill wrinkles is FDA approved for injection into painful knee joints. A WD-40 like viscous lubricant derived from a rooster comb, HA regulates inflammation and provides a cushion between cartilage of the knee. Best results are seen with early intervention of mild to moderate knee arthritis.

Rejuvenation Science

Physicians have injected hyaluronic acid directly into the synovial fluid in the knee as a treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee...There are many peer-reviewed articles written on the use of hyaluronic acid extracted from rooster combs for this purpose. Cost is a concern.

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