Joint pain can make it hard to get through the course of a normal day, and finding relief is important for both your physical and mental health. Mohitkumar Ardeshana, MD, of Claremont Medical Center in Claremont, California, and service Upland, CA and Pomona, CA offers joint injections as one of many treatments that can relieve joint pain. If you live in or around Claremont, California, and would like to learn more about how joint injections work and if they might be right for you, schedule a visit today, online or over the phone.
Joint injections are useful for temporary vs permeant pain relief when other nonsurgical measures fail like physical therapy, topical and oral anti-inflammatory and pain medications.
Depending on what kind of joint injections are given, it can help to relieve inflammation and pain, helps to heal damaged cartilage, joints, ligaments and tendons.
Glucocorticoid joint injections: main purpose of this kind of injection is to relieve temporary inflammation in the joint which helps to relieve pain.
Visco-supplementation: during this procedure hyaluronic acid is injected into joint, commonly in the knee, which works as lubrication and provides cushion to the knee which eventually relieves pain in arthritis.
Prolotherapy: is non-surgical ligament and tendon reconstruction and regenerative joint injections. In this procedure, the irritant is injected into the joint which brings different growth and regenerative cells to repair damaged joints.
PRP joint injection: This therapy uses your own blood after it has been processed to concentrate platelets and certain white blood cells to stimulate healing and repair damaged tissue (cartilage, ligament, and tendons) in joints.
If you have questions or concerns about joint injections, schedule a consultation at Claremont Medical Center today. You can book with a simple phone call or a visit to the online scheduling page.