Monthly Archives: August 2017

Steroid vs hyaluronic acid (gel) vs PRP injections for treatment of knee arthritis

For patients with knee arthritis that are not ready for joint replacement, what is the right treatment? Studies have shown that corticosteroid injections are a good treatment for acute flare-ups, giving short term symptomatic relief. Corticosteroids work as an anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive agent, and can lead to increased hyaluronic acid concentration in the joint. They found […]