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What are the possible benefits of supartz (hyaluronic acid) joint fluid therapy?

What are the possible benefits of supartz (hyaluronic acid) joint fluid therapy?

Less knee pain: Supartz (hyaluronic acid purified from rooster combs) may help in replenishing aged joint fluid. Over time, this fluid loses its thickness, and supartz therapy is to improve the lubrication and cushioning features of joint fluid. When effective, it helps reduce pain in the knee joint where supartz is injected. This in turn improves the person's range of motion, function, and quality of life. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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What is supartz® joint fluid therapy exactly?

What is supartz® joint fluid therapy exactly?

Joint lubricant: Oil is to a car as hyaluronic acid (supartz) is to a body. As we age, the fluid in our joints becomes less effective. Supartz (purified hyaluronic acid from rooster combs) is used to help in replenishing the lubricating and cushioning effects of joint fluid. Supartz is approved for injection into the knee joint. ...Read more

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How does supartz® joint fluid therapy work exactly?

How does supartz® joint fluid therapy work exactly?

Replenish aged fluid: Oil is to a car as hyaluronic acid (supartz) is to a body. As we age, the fluid in our joints becomes less effective. Supartz (purified hyaluronic acid from rooster combs) is used to help in replenishing the lubricating and cushioning effects of joint fluid. Supartz is approved for injection into the knee joint. After several injections, a patient may have less pain and better knee movement. ...Read more

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How is supartz (hyaluronic acid) joint fluid therapy given?

How is supartz (hyaluronic acid) joint fluid therapy given?

Intraarticular inj.: Supartz (hyaluronic acid) - is a solution of hyaluronate, a natural substance that acts like "oil" to cushion and lubricate your knee joint. It is given injected directly into the joint. Up to five injections are injected ( one per week). ...Read more

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Why do elderly adults benefit from sea water therapy for joint pain?

Why do elderly adults benefit from sea water therapy for joint pain?

Not sure: History is full of accounts of "spa therapy" and in the 19th and 20th centuries and even today, many people believe in the healing powers of water therapy, particularly when that water is full of minerals. Athough I do not think anyone really knows how it may work, there are many people who feel better when they go into salt water. I would never discourage someone from doing it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: joint fluid aspiration?

What is the definition or description of: joint fluid aspiration?

Joint fluid: A joint fluid aspiration is a minor procedure when a sterile needle is inserted into the knee joint and fluid is removed for either diagnostic testing or to relieve pressure from the joint. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: analysis of joint fluid?

What is the definition or description of: analysis of joint fluid?

Joint fluid: Evaluation of liquid obtained from the joint. Various tests can be done to evaluate for infection, gout, pseudogout, arthritis, connective tissue diseases, and inflammation. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the analysis of joint fluid?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the analysis of joint fluid?

Depends: Depends on your doctor and how much pain your in. If you are having alot of pain, they would likely give you some pain meds. ...Read more

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Synovial Fluid (Definition)

The lining of your joints called synovium produces fluid that assists joint lubrication/nourishment. If a joint becomes injured or inflamed then excessive fluid can be produced causing joint swelling which you should check out ...Read more