Common symptoms of Knee OA
- Loss of flexibility
- Grating sensation
The pain and swelling associated with flare-ups of knee OA can be managed with corticosteroid Injections. By decreasing joint swelling, these injections help to decrease pain and increasing function. They work very efficiently to relief pain, usually between 24 and 48 hours after the injection.
Hyaluronic acid injection is synthetic synovial fluid, it works as a viscosupplement for joint cartilage. By enhancing joint lubrication and lowering joint friction these gels help to manage knee osteoarthritis pain and to improve joint mobility. It may also stop the progression of osteoarthritis.
We can take excessive fluid out of the joint under ultrasound guidance.