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Volume:4 Issue:1 Number:45 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8138
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Intraarticular HA injections effective for muscle strength & pain in knee osteoarthritis

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy of intraarticular hyaluronic acid in patients with osteoarthritis--a prospective clinical trial

Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2002 Sep;10(9):680-6

Contributing Authors: O Miltner U Schneider CH Siebert C Niedhart FU Niethard

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43 patients with bilateral osteoarthritis of the knee were selected to have one of their knees treated with 5 weekly intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid (HA), with the other knee serving as a control. The purpose of the study was to determine the efficacy of this regimen of hyaluronic injections in the knee, in terms of muscle strength and pain. The results indicated that HA injections c...

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