Bergen County Knee Patients Rely On MedWell Treatments for Relief

"Hyalgan injection is indicated for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis of the knee in patients who have failed to respond adequately to conservative nonpharmacologic therapy and to simple analgesics. This is a proven effective form of knee pain treatment as Hyalgan contains sodium hyaluronate, a natural liquid that increases the viscosity of the synovial fluid, which in turn helps lubricate, cushion, and reduce pain in the joint. A qualified doctor administers weekly injections to patients for five consecutive weeks and pairs it with a detailed physical therapy plan to ensure gradual recovery of normal mobility skills. MedWell also prescribes another alternative form of treating knee pains called unloader knee braces. An unloader knee brace is a custom-designed medical device that provides stability, support, and pain relief for patients. It puts three points of pressure on the thigh bone and forces the knee to bend away from the parts that are causing the unbearably painful se