Why Hyaluronic Acid Injections Is A Better Alternative For Your Arthritis.

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There are so many medical options to help you manage your arthritis pain. However, not all options are the best options. Steroid injections, also called corticosteroid injections, are anti-inflammatory medicines used to treat a range of conditions. In this case we are discussing steriod injections for oseteoarthritis. Studies  such as healthline.com have shown that getting steriod injection have not helped people with oesteoarthritis pain but have rapidly progressed. This happens when an arthritis-affected joint deteriorates more quickly than usual.

Hyaluronic acid injections (HA) is used to treat knee pain caused by osteoarthritis (OA) in patients who have already been treated with pain relievers (e.g., acetaminophen) and other treatments that did not work well with them in the past. The difference between hyaluronic acid and steroid injections is that HA is a natural substance that is found in high amounts in your bodys joint tissue and joint fluid. It acts as a lubricant and shock absorber inside the knee joint enabling your knee to work properly. 

Dr, Micheal Dorn DC and Founder of Whole Body Healthcare discusses more about the treatment in this video below:

https://youtu.be/87NH7BDh5Vs

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Dr. Micheal Dorn, D.C. & Founder Of Whole Body Healthcare Dr. Michael A. Dorn Jr., DC, is a highly regarded chiropractor who serves patients in the Baltimore metropolitan area and surrounding communities at Whole Body Healthcare. During college, Dr. Dorn discovered his interest in chiropractic medicine after recovering from a sports injury of his own. He earned his undergraduate degree from Mount St. Mary’s University and went on to receive his doctorate from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. After college, he completed his residency in physical therapy at the New York Chiropractic College and earned his board certification from the Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Since 1998, Dr. Dorn has worked in the field of private practice. Over the last two decades, he has dedicated himself to offering the most advanced techniques in pain management and rehabilitative care for his patients. Dr. Dorn stays current with various training methods and modern advancements in chiropractic care. He often shares his expertise by giving public lectures about chiropract

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