Hyaluronic Acid Injections – What You Need to Know

What is Hyaluronic Acid?

Hyaluronic acid (HA) or Hyaluronate is a naturally-occurring substance  that’s ubiquitously found in the body. HA is a glycosaminoglycan that’s  part of the connective tissue, which consists of carbohydrates known as  polysaccharides.

The Hype Behind Hyaluronic Acid

The use of hyaluronic acid  is common when corticosteroid injections are  ineffective. Additionally, patients who have joint pain and diabetes  may benefit from gel injections since corticosteroids can raise blood  sugar levels.

Gel-One® Single-injection Knee Treatment

Gel-One Hyaluronate is a transparent, sterile, viscoelastic hydrogel  approved for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis of the knee.

How Gel-One works

Gel-One Cross-linked Hyaluronate is a transparent gel made from sodium  hyaluronate (hyaluronan). This substance is naturally-occurring in  synovial joints, as it acts as a lubricant and shock absorber.