Viscosupplementation
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Viscosupplementation Melbourne

Viscosupplementation Melbourne

Viscosupplementation refers to the intra-articular introduction of liquids based on hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally present in high concentrations in the synovial fluid of joints.

Viscosupplementation Treatment

The viscosupplement has a lubricating effect on joints , as well as providing them some mechanical support, the higher the substance’s molecular weight is, the greater these effects. In contrast, by using a different formula with a lower molecular, it will provide nutritional aid for the articular cartilage.

This treatment is useful in a wide spectrum of degenerative joint diseases, ranging from mild chondropathies in young patients to advanced arthritis in the elderly.

All joints can be treated with injections of viscosupplement, but it is particularly effective on large joints that support heavy loads, like the knee.

The injection is usually carries out under Ultrasound guidance and may give relief of symptoms for up to one year.
The injection can then be repeated as needed.

Viscosupplementation is an invaluable aid to rehabilitation, helping to reduce the patient’s pain and reduce recovery time. 

Contact Our Viscosupplementation Clinic Today

For further information on our services feel free to contact Sportsmed Biologic on 1300 858 860 or email us at info@sportsmedbiologic.com.au and we will ensure a staff member will assist with your query. Read about our stem cell therapy at Sportsmed Biologic.


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