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whats the difference between hyaluronic acid and cortisone shots
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Dr. Joel McClurg answered
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Big differences: Cortisone injections are performed to decrease joint inflammation. Injections with hyaluronic acid derivatives have a number of known and some unexpl ... Read More
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i have tried nsaids . was previously on 800 mg ibuprofen 3x a day. caused stomach issues. was put on tramadol. no difference in pain despite taking it 4x a day. have been given cortisone shots . helps with pain for approx 2 weeks, then back to pain and discomfort. pain scale varies between 4 to 7 on daily basis depending on activity. i need to lose weight but knee pain prevents me from vigirous exercise arthritis?
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
25 years experience Psychiatry
Knee pain: Have you tried an accupuncture regimen?
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Dr. G Jason Hunt answered
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Frequency: Supartz is a series of 5 injections. Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) one is a single injection. The theory of treatment is the same.
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