Hyaluronic Acid: A Lasting Treatment for Osteoarthritic Joints

Hyaluronic Acid: A Lasting Treatment for Osteoarthritic Joints

Osteoarthritis is a chronic degenerative joint disease characterised by pain and progressive functional limitation. Viscosupplementation with intra-articular hyaluronic acid is a treatment option in knee OA that is included in various professional guidelines for the treatment of this joint disease, but potentially could apply to all synovial joints in order to reduce pain and improve joint lubrication.

Modern Medicine – Issue 6 2021