Guide to Hyaluronic Injections
Michael Redler, MD
Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor, UVA Orthopaedics
Assistant Clinical Professor, Frank Netter School of Medicine
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This activity is designed for orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, surgical podiatrists, non-surgical sports medicine physicians, primary care sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, and physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Explore the use of a single-injection hyaluronic acid (HA) treatment in the treatment algorithm for the management of osteoarthritis
- Identify patient and treatment factors that predict a favorable response to intra-articular HA treatment to guide patient and treatment selection
- Examine the differences in efficacy, the science, clinical application, and duration of action of various HA products available
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Release Date: October 21, 2022
Expiration Date: October 21, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.00 hour
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Dr. Redler has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
Dr. Federman has disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWCN, CWS (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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