Durolane SJ is the leading brand of hyaluronic acid (HA) injection from Bioventus, a global leader in orthobiologics.
Mr. Kannegieter is pleased to offer his patients these increasingly popular injections for the treatment of foot and ankle arthritis.
What is a Durolane Injection?
Durolane is a single 1ml injection for the treatment of symptoms associated with mild to moderate osteoarthritis in the ankle, foot and toes. It is also indicated as a successful treatment for pain following joint arthroscopy or within three months of joint surgery.
Durolane injections are covered by most health insurance companies under code W9032
How do Durolane Injections Work to Treat Foot Pain?
Durolane is a single injection treatment to relieve the pain of osteoarthritis in small and large joints by supplementing the less healthy hyaluronic acid (HA) in an affected joint.
HA is naturally occurring molecule that provides the lubrication and cushioning in a normal and healthy joint and the injection can improve join function and quality of life.
The HA found in Durolane injections is produced by a safe and proven technology and you can read more about this treatment by clicking here for the patient brochure or here for a summary of clinical studies.
Are There Any Risks or Side Effects From Durolane Injections?
As with any medical procedure, there are risks which Mr. Kannegieter will always thoroughly explain to you prior to your treatment, so you can be informed every step of the way.
There are no known contraindications to Durolane, however, it should not be used in the presence of infection or skin disease at the site of injection.
• Joint stiffness
More information about Durolane can be found at www.durolane.com.
As well as Durolane injections Mr. Kannegieter can offer patients who present with foot and ankle pain steroid (cortisone) and PRP injections. Find out more by clicking the below links.