Hyaluronic acid treatment for arthrosis
Arthrosis means a loss of cartilage substance also accompanied by a change of synovial fluid.
The viscosity of the synovial fluid decreases so that its shock absorbing function and protective film function is lost. Over time initial mild pain develops to early morning start-up pain with stiffness and an increasing loss of function in the joint. Even minor and everyday stresses may result in a major limitation of life quality.
The best results for a noticeable improvement in the symptoms are provided by injection therapy with hyaluronic acid as this substance strongly resembles the body´s own synovial fluid and thus the fluid is replaced in a natural way. Good results are especially achieved with arthrosis in the shoulder, hip, elbow, knee and ankle joint.
The injected hyaluronic acid improves the lubrication of the joints and thus the gliding ability in the joints. Shocks and everyday stresses are dampened again and the joint function improves.
For a successful course of therapy two or three injections with an interval of one week between sessions are usually sufficient. However, the extent of actual treatment is determined by degree of damage present in the cartilage.
Hyaluronic acid therapy for acute injuries and chronic diseases of tendons and ligaments
The injection of hyaluronic acid to injured tendons and ligaments causes an additional stabilization of the newly formed scar tissue, improves the gliding of the tendon in its protective para-tendon since the tendon becomes drier due to the inflammatory processes.
Thus, the inflammatory process is reduced.
Typical fields of applications are:
inflamed Achilles tendon (achillodynia), particularly with competitive athletes and joggers
sprains of the ankle joint
tendinopathy of the rotator cuff