Viscosupplementation is the injection into the knee of a lubricating mixture usually containing hyaluronic acid

 

Viscosupplementation and arthritis

Viscosupplementation injections may help to reduce the pain and functional limitation of osteoarthritis.

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Joint injections for knee arthritis

Injections to slow the arthritic process or reduce symptoms.

Non-operative treatment for patellofemoral pain

Part 7 of a course on Patellofemoral Pain by Dr Ronald Grelsamer of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Viscosupplementation for Osteoarthritis: a Primer for Primary Care Physicians. Reid MC. Adv Ther. 2013 Nov; 30(11): 967–986.

Adding Triamcinolone Improves Viscosupplementation: A Randomized Clinical Trial. de Campos GC, Rezende MU, Pailo AF, Frucchi R and Camargo OP. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Feb; 471(2): 613–620.


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