Intra-articular sodium hyaluronate effective in treating hallux rigidus pain
Sodium Hyaluronate in the Treatment of Hallux Rigidus. A Single-Blind, Randomized StudyFoot Ankle Int. 2007 Jan;28(1):38-42.
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37 patients (40 feet) with painful hallux rigidus were enrolled in this study and randomized to receive either a 1.0 ml intra-articular injection of sodium hyaluronate or 1.0 ml of triamcinolone acetonide. Patients were evaluated using VAS and AOFAS-hallux scores on days 0, 14, 28, 56 and 84 with a 3 month follow-up. Results demonstrated that the use of sodium hyaluronate was a safe and effective ...
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