Hyaluronic acid Injection therapy
Hyaluronic acid Injection therapy

***We now offer all our injections at home and also in Karma House Clinic. See contact us for details***

 

The hyaluronic acid injections are becoming more and more popular as an alternative to steroids treatments. It is very safe and can be very effective in treating joint osteoarthritis in patients who have already been treated with pain relievers and other treatments that did not work well. Our experts use hyaluronic acid injections for many years and we are happy to bring this treatment at your home.

 

What to expect:

Our clinicians will scan your affected area in order to identify the painful structure and guide the needle to the correct place.

 

Will it hurt?

A small discomfort from the needle is expected. However, our clinicians will make the process as smooth as possible. Sometime a local anesthetic might be used and the area will feel pain free and numb for several hours. Once the anaesthetic weaks off, the pain will return. We recommend you take some painkillers the first night. The following morning the steroid will kick in and the maximum improvement is achieved quickly within the first three weeks.

 

What should I do next?

We recommend that you avoid driving for the first few hours after the injection. You should make arrangements to rest the are the first 48hrs and avoid high impact for the first two weeks. The clinicians will guide you when to return to full activities.

 

Will I need more injections?

The hyaluronic acid injections are known to have long lasting effects. They do not have the risks of steroid injections and there is some evidence that they may even slow down the joint degeneration. They can be used safely from people that do not want to have a steroid injection or cannot have steroids. They are usually preferred from active people that would like to maintain their high activity levels. We will discuss the options you have and adapt to your needs.

 

Are there any side effects?

All medication can potentially have side effects. The hyaluronic acid injections are considered very safe. The most common short-term side effects are minor pain at the injection site and minor buildup of joint fluid. These get better within a few days.

 

All of the injections are always US guided to ensure accurate and safe practice

Hyaluronic acid Injection therapy