Are you struggling with chronic pain and unable to find relief? Hyaluronic acid injections can be a safe and effective natural way to relieve your pain with minimal side effects. Here are three ways hyaluronic acid injections can help you relieve your chronic pain symptoms.

Lubricate Joints

Wear and tear on your joints as you age can lead to chronic pain. Loss of lubrication can cause bones to uncomfortably grind against each other. Hyaluronic acid injections help lubricate your joints to help you achieve lasting relief. This naturally occurring substance in your body works to restore moisture to enhance joint function, reduce inflammation and promote healing of damaged cartilage. According to clinical research, a single gram of hyaluronic acid can retain up to six liters of water in the body. You can experience pain relief for up to a year after a single injection.

Boost Bone Health

As you get older, you may experience changes in your bone structure. Your body slows down production of hyaluronic acid and other substances that keep your bones healthy and strong. These changes can increase pressure on your joints, exacerbating your pain symptoms. Hyaluronic acid injections boost bone health by strengthening the density and thickness of your bones. This can help you bear weight on your joints without additional stress on vulnerable cartilage.

Promote Wound Healing

If your pain is a result of injury, hyaluronic acid injections can help promote wound healing to relieve pain. Hyaluronic acid injections promote wound healing by sending signals throughout the body to build more blood vessels around damaged tissues. Antibacterial properties can decrease the risk of infections and reduce inflammation. You may be able to heal faster from your injury so you can enjoy a pain-free quality of life.

Are Hyaluronic Acid Injections Right for You?

Chronic pain can be a complex condition to treat. Traditional pain medications can cause unwanted side effects and may be ineffective over time in relieving your symptoms. Dr. Steven Struhl is a pioneer orthopedic surgeon in regenerative medicine methods for individuals suffering from chronic pain in New York. To discover if hyaluronic acid injections are right for you, call to schedule an appointment for a consultation today.