Three Knee Pain Relief Options Similar to Services Provided by an Orthopedic Doctor

Around 18% of adults who reported some kind of joint pain for the past 30 days suffered from knee pain, according to the National Health Interview Survey. Knee pain can be due to injuries, such as torn anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL) or knee bursitis, which refers to inflamed bursae, the tiny fluid sacs that cushion the outside of the knee joint. Mechanical problems, for instance, loose bones or cartilage, may produce knee pain as well, apart from being afflicted with a kind of arthritis like osteoarthritis and gout.

Knee pain can be quite debilitating, which is why many Americans consult with an orthopedic doctor for treatment. Some patients, however, do not want surgery or bracing that an orthopedist may recommend. Learn more about the three procedures that a pain relief expert can offer, which are all non-surgical.

Synvisc/Hyalgan Injections

Viscosupplementation is a treatment that entails cushioning the knee joint with gel-like-fluid injections like Synvisc or Hyalgan. Both are composed of naturally-occurring substance, hyaluronic acid, which is found in rooster combs. Read more from this blog:


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