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Who can get hyaluronan injections?

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Hyaluronan injections are used to treat pain in people who've tried:

These drugs can be injected into both knees or just a single knee joint.

  • Physical therapy
  • Exercise
  • Heat or cold
  • Over-the-counter pain relievers

SOURCES: The Cleveland Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Arthritis Foundation.

Reviewed by David Zelman on June 19, 2019

SOURCES: The Cleveland Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Arthritis Foundation.

Reviewed by David Zelman on June 19, 2019

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