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When are hyaluronic acid injections most effective?

Grant Cooper, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Patients with mild-to-moderate arthritis receive the most benefit from hyaluronic acid injections. It is less likely to be helpful once arthritis has become severe and the joint anatomy is basically bone on bone, with little cartilage or joint space left.
The Arthritis Handbook: Improve Your Health and Manage the Pain of Osteoarthritis (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness)

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The Arthritis Handbook: Improve Your Health and Manage the Pain of Osteoarthritis (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness)

According to conventional wisdom, arthritis pain is an inevitable part of aging. Not so, says Dr. Grant Cooper in this practical, accessible guide. For those who do develop osteoarthritic conditions,...

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