Supartz knee injections in colorado springs
Knee pain is scary stuff, because second only to our feet, our knees are the foundation of our bodies. Supartz knee injections may be your answer to your knee pain, and lucky for you, we offer Supartz knee injections in Colorado Springs.
Supartz is the #1 prescribed viscosupplement worldwide. Since the introduction of Supartz, more than 280 million injections have been prescribed globally.
Who might qualify for supartz knee injections?
Knee injections often used in the treatment of Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. OA refers to the degeneration (a.k.a. breakdown) of the cartilage and fluid that cushions the bones in the joints in the body. This can occur from nutritional imbalances, detrimental lifestyle choices (like smoking) acute injury, weight gain, overuse and age.
Due to injury or age, the bones in our joints can begin to rub together causing irritation, inflammation and bones spurs, which in turn create pain.
Osteoarthritis can occur in any joint, but according to mykneeandme.com,, Osteoarthritis most commonly occurs in the knee and effects approximately 10 million Americans. So, if your knees are troublesome, you are not alone.
If you have any of the following symptoms, it may mean that you are a good candidate for Supartz knee injection treatment:
To determine if you have Osteoarthritis, your doctor will use the following:
What is the supartz knee injection treatment like?
The initial exam to determine if you qualify for treatment will take approximately 45 minutes, and the treatment itself is approximately a 30 minute appointment.
Your knee treatment may require 3-7 knee injections.
how do supartz knee injections work?
The following is a direct quote from the Supartz website:
"When you have knee osteoarthritis, the hyaluronic acid (HA) in the synovial fluid in your knee joint becomes diluted and breaks down—reducing its natural properties. This is associated with increased inflammatory processes that can degrade the cartilage in your knee.
This inflammation causes pain receptors to begin firing during normal movement. The pain tends to cause knee osteoarthritis patients to limit movement, which in turn leads to further deterioration of joint structures and synovial fluid quality because movement is required for normal synovial homeostasis. This process can become a vicious cycle as the disease becomes progressively worse and quality of life is severely compromised for patients.
SUPARTZ treats knee osteoarthritis by providing temporary replacement for the diseased synovial fluid in your knee, which is an underlying cause of your pain. Unlike oral analgesics or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) that affect all parts of your body, SUPARTZ specifically targets the osteoarthritis in your knee."