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HA injections successful in improving pain and function in knee osteoarthritis patients


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

Efficacy of intra-articular Hylan G-F 20 on osteoarthritis of the knee

The Pain Clinic, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 459–466 (2003)

Contributing Authors: Sevgi Tetik Kadriye Ones Cihangir Tetik

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Synopsis

60 patients (120 knees) with primary knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive either intra-articular hyaluronic acid (HA) injections combined with physical therapy or only physical therapy. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of 3 intra-articular Hylan G-F 20 injections combined with physical therapy on pain and disability in patients with knee osteoarthritis. It was foun...

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