What is it?
This is one of the non-surgical options for treating osteoarthritis (wear and repair arthritis). The goal of this treatment is to reduce pain and inflammation and to restore function of the affected joint.
What conditions does it treat?
Osteoarthritis (wear and tear arthritis)
How does it work?
It involves injecting a gel-like fluid known as Hyaluronic Acid (HA) into the affected joint.
How long does it take to work?
If effective they should work within days. The duration of effect is variable. Sometimes repeat courses will be recommended.
When can I return to work after the procedure?
Immediately as there is no specific need to rest after the injection.