Hip & Knee | Non-Surgical Options
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Proven first steps.

Physical therapy can provide strengthening and conditioning of a joint as a result of an injury or overuse as well an integral component post operative care. Dr. Alden works closely with physical therapists and closely tracks a patient’s progress to ensure the patient is getting the most out of their time spent in PT.  While at physical therapy, patients will work assisted stretching, massage and strengthening

AmnioFix Sports Med contains natural factors, called growth factors, for homologous use to modulate infammation, reduce scar tissue formation, and enhance healing in soft tissue applications. What are growth factors? Growth factors are powerful agents that our bodies produce to signal cells to come to the target site, help the site to heal, and help your own cells regenerate the damaged tissue. AmnioFix Sports Med contains some of the most important growth factors needed for soft tissue healing.

 

AmnioFix is not an option for every patient but for those who: have been diagnosed with a tendon or soft tissue injury • Conservative treatment such as anti-infammatories, physical therapy, and bracing have not provided symptomatic relief of infammation • A patient prefers non-steroidal option or have reached their limit of steroid injections

A combination of steroid medication and local anesthetic to provide pain relief and decrease inflammation caused by intra-articular injury or arthritis. A Cortisone shot can be administered every 3-4 months when appropriate.

Synvisc is considered a visco supplementation, indicated for patients who have failed conservative management of osteoarthritis. The injection consists of purified animal cartilage designed to act as a lubricant to the joint. Synvisc can be given once every 6 months.