Joint pain relief acid
by Nathan Wei, MD, FACP, FACR
Nathan Wei is a nationally known board-certified rheumatologist and author of the Second Opinion Arthritis Treatment Kit. It's available exclusively at this website... not available in stores.
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Arthritis joint pain relief can occur in many forms.
Early on, one can try over-the-counter remedies, local therapies such as heat, ice, and topical rubs, prescription medicines, and physical therapy.
When joint symptoms persist, it may be time for different types of injections.
Corticosteroid injections work quickly but do have potential side-effects.
Another alternative is hyaluronic acid injections. Hyaluronic acid is a natural component of joint fluid. Synthetic versions
of hyaluronic acid have been created from protein found in rooster combs. These injections have been found to relieve pain and there is some evidence that these injections may slow down the rate of cartilage deterioration in the joints of patients who suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee. Examples of these preparations are : Hyalgan, Supartz, Synvisc, Euflexxa, and Orthovisc.
While the knee has been the joint injected most often, hyaluronic acid injections have been studied in the shoulder, hip, base of the thumb, and the ankle.
These injections should be administered by either a rheumatologist or orthopedic surgeon using fluoroscopy or ultrasound needle guidance to ensure the preparation is injected into the joint accurately.
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