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What Every Healthcare Professional Should Know About Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis

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Description

Short course in replay.

Interest in the non-surgical management of knee osteoarthritis has grown exponentially over the past several decades. In particular, there has been a significant increase in the amount of research being conducted on injection-based treatments for the management of osteoarthritis. As a result, recent evidence has put into question the use of certain injection-based treatments for the management of knee osteoarthritis. This 1.5-hour course will provide an overview of the evidence for injection-based treatments for knee osteoarthritis (corticosteroid, hyaluronic acid, platelet-rich plasma and stem cell) and provide healthcare professionals with evidence-based recommendations to inform their clinical practice. 

This short 1.5 hour training will provide an overview of the evidence for injection therapies for knee osteoarthritis (corticosteroid, hyaluronic acid, platelet-rich plasma, and stem cells) and provide health care professionals with evidence-based recommendations to inform their clinical practice.

The following are the topics that will be covered in this short course:

  • Introduction
    • What is knee osteoarthritis
    • Summary of key management strategies for knee OA
  • Injections
    • Corticosteroid injections
    • Hyaluronic acid injections
    • Platelet-rich plasma injections
    • Stem cell injections
  • The following points will be discussed for each type of injection
    • Mechanisms of action
    • The potential advantages and disadvantages
    • Limitations and possible treatment alternatives

Testimonials

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“Good, dynamic presentation with relevant examples.”

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Objectives

By the end of this 1.5-hour live webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Appreciate the complex, multifactorial nature of knee osteoarthritis.
  2. Understand best-practice recommendations regarding core management strategies for knee osteoarthritis.
  3. Understand the potential mechanisms of action, benefits, harms and limitations of injection-based treatments for knee osteoarthritis (corticosteroid, hyaluronic acid, platelet-rich plasma and stem cell).
  4. Think critically about injection-based treatments for knee osteoarthritis and identify potential treatment alternatives.
  5. Clearly and concisely explain to patients available injection-based treatment options for knee osteoarthritis, as well as their potential benefits, harms and limitations.

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