New Treatment for Foot and Ankle Arthritis: Hyaluronate Injections
If you’re one of the millions of Americans who suffer from arthritis in the foot and ankle, we may have a treatment that can help. Premier Foot and Ankle Center offers Hyaluronate injections. Hyaluronate is similar to a substance that occurs naturally in the joints. It works by acting as a lubricant and shock absorber in the joint, helping the joints to move smoothly, thereby lessening pain.
What is Hyaluronate?
Hyaluronate is similar to a substance that occurs naturally in the joints. It works by acting as a lubricant and shock absorber in the joint, helping the joints to move smoothly. This can lessen pain caused by arthritis.
How Does Hyaluronate Work?
The injection is usually given once every two or three weeks for three to five injections in total. Some people may need more injections depending on their symptoms. The effects of the injections can last up to six months.
Is There Any Risk Involved with Hyaluronate Injections?
As with any injection, there is a risk of infection at the injection site. There is also a small risk of internal bleeding or damage to nerves or blood vessels near the injection site. These risks are rare and usually minor.
If you’re suffering from foot or ankle arthritis, don’t hesitate to give us a call today at 833-693-3381 or visit our book online.
Arthritis doesn’t have to keep you from doing the things you love!