Knee Pain Solutions: Hyalgan Injections

Knee Pain

Chronic knee soreness. It almost sounds as painful as it feels. And, it may be a bigger deal than you think. Enter “OA” in the knee.

Osteoarthritis or “OA” in the knee is a common condition that causes protective smooth cartilage on the ends of bones to break down. All cartilage that once cushioned the joint gets deteriorated. This leads to stiffness, swelling, and pain that can make even walking difficult. Whether you have been diagnosed with this already or not, you may be needlessly suffering.

We hope this doesn’t sound familiar to you. If, however, it does, and you don’t find sufficient relief with simple pain relievers or other relief treatments like physical therapy and exercise, you may be a great candidate for treatment with Hyalgan.

Hyalgan is a kind of hyaluronate, a natural substance found in high amounts in your body’s joint tissue and joint fluid that acts as a shock absorber inside your joints. It is injected into your knee to provide long-lasting relief from pain.

“Gel injections” and “chicken shots” are also popular titles for this. That’s because Hyalgan has a substance that comes from the red, stretchy part that hangs off the rooster neck, also known as the wattle.

The number of injections that you may need will depend on your individual condition and response to Hyalgan therapy, though we’ve seen series of as little as three injections provide relief for up to six months. Dr. Bathla and Dr. Arayan love providing their patients with precise relief that works as quickly as possible, and the Hyalgan treatment is a great way to do that given its impressive track record.

Our doctors and the Hyalgan treatment may be just what you need, whether you’re looking to dance with more fluidity or simply walk with more ease.

High five for pain-free flexibility,
The Chicago Sports and Spine Team

For further information on how our doctors can use Hyalgan to relieve your knee pain, contact Chicago Sports and Spine Pain Management Physicians at (312) 623-7246.

To reach out to Chicago Sports and Spine:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChicagoSportsSpine/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/endpain

Blog: https://www.chicagosportsspine.com/news/

Website: https://www.chicagosportsspine.com/

Meet Dr. Bathla Co-Owner of Chicago Sports and Spine


Meet Chicago Sports and Spine co-founder and physiatrist, Dr. Baljinder Bathla. Born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, Dr. Bathla moved to Chicago to complete his medical education at the University of Chicago. During this time, he fell in love with the city and knew he and his family had found their home. Passionate about helping others, Dr. Bathla started the private medical facility, Chicago Sports and Spine, to help patients get back to living a pain-free life.

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Prevent Pain with Morning Stretches

UPWARD STRETCH
Start by sitting in a comfortable cross-legged position on the floor or on a yoga mat. To get your blood flowing and wake your body after a night’s rest, lace your fingers together and raise your hands above your head. Make sure your palms face upward and you’re pushing the sky away from your body. It’s important you are sitting up straight and elongating your spine so you’re also feeling this stretch in your rib cage as well as your arms. Hold the pose for about 10 seconds or a few deep breaths and then repeat this pose leaning over to your left, and then your right.

NECK AND SHOULDER STRETCH
In the same cross-legged position, sitting up nice and tall, Let your ear fall right towards your shoulder and hold that pose for a few breaths. Then, let your head start to rotate down, dropping your chin into your chest and circling slowly until you’ve met back at your right shoulder. Reverse the circle stopping at your left shoulder for a few breaths then continuing around slowly until your ear is again over your left shoulder.

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How We Team Up Against Sports Injuries

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Dr. Arrayan

If you’re struggling with a sports injury that has turned out to be more than just a bruise, we’d love to see how we can help. How do we begin? With our ears wide open, of course.

We offer a comprehensive approach to sports related injuries and are focused on getting to know you, your injury, and exactly what you need. After starting with a detailed assessment of the problem at hand, we take a history of the injury, perform sports medicine appropriate physical exams, order imaging if necessary, and provide a custom tailored plan just for you. Whether it’s your shoulder, elbow, wrist, neck, low back, hips, legs, knees, ankles, feet, or all of the above—we’re here to help. Most importantly, we’ve got the modern tools and a crew that can.

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Localized Relief. Right in Your Neighborhood.

Ever wonder what pain management magic we’re up to behind our South Loop doors?

Wonder no more.

In our latest video, we give a deeper look into what we do and how we do it to bring you the ultimate in pain relief.

What’s most important to us is getting to know you. Our open, comfortable environment allows us to take our time to learn more about what hurts, what lifestyle or health factors may be contributing, and why it might be happening. From there, we implement our multidisciplinary approach and involve our full team of doctors to assess the most effective solution to your specific case. Together, we bring you the best next steps to take for the quickest relief.

Our therapies, treatments, and bounty of resources allow us to help you live your best life, and that’s what we’re here for. For more on this, we’ll let the video do the talking.

Learn more about life without the ouch factor and feel free to let us know what you think. Want to swing through? Please do. We love chatting about this stuff.

Knowledge is power,

The Chicago Sports and Spine Team

For help diagnosing and treating pain, contact Chicago Sports and Spine Pain Management Physicians at 312-623-7326.

To reach out to Chicago Sports and Spine:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChicagoSportsSpine/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/endpain

Blog: https://www.chicagosportsspine.com/news/

Website: https://www.chicagosportsspine.com/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJWiM1_Wu-WFKSZ0euLkp_g

A Chat With Chicago Sports & Spine Co-Founder Dr. Arayan

Today, we’re hanging out with Dr. Arayan.

This Board Certified pain specialist and Chicago Sports and Spine co-founder is passionate about abolishing pain—whether it’s lurking in your neck, shoulders, back, arms, hips, legs, sciatica, nerves or (but hopefully not) all of the above.

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