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October 23rd, 2019
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According to the Arthritis Foundation, osteoarthritis is the most common chronic condition of the joints, affecting about 27 million Americans. Osteoarthritis can occur in all ages but more common in people over the age of 65. Osteoarthritis is also referred to as degenerative joint disease or “wear and tear” arthritis. Osteoarthritis can affect any joint but mostly found in knees, hips, lower neck and back, small joints of the finders, and base of the thumb and big toe.

Osteoarthritis happens when the cartilage between the joints breaks down over time eventually causing bone to rub against bone. Gradually over time symptoms of osteoarthritis will develop.

  • Aching and soreness of the joints
  • Pain caused by both overuse and inactivity
  • Stiffness first thing in the morning or inactivity
  • Swelling of the joint
  • Tenderness around joint
  • Loss of flexibility

Several factors contribute to a person developing osteoarthritis.

Heredity: Some people have a defect in one of their genes that is responsible for making cartilage. This leads to defective cartilage and rapid deterioration of the joints.

Weight: Carrying extra weight puts pressure on the hips and knees and over the years will cause the cartilage to break down faster.

Injury and Overuse: Injuries to the joints or repetitive movements can lead to osteoarthritis.

Treating Osteoarthritis with Hyaluronic Acid Injections

Our bodies make hyaluronic acid which is a natural part of the fluid that helps cushion the joints to keep them working smoothly. Hyaluronic acid injections or viscosupplements are FDA approved for treating arthritis of the knee but patients have noticed that these injections work to improve symptoms in the hip, ankle, and other joints. Hyaluronic acid is injected to relieve pain associated with osteoarthritis. These are done in-office with minimal recovery time and side effects.

Expert Hyaluronic Treatments for Osteoarthritis at Advanced Healing Institute

If you have been dealing with pain in your joints caused by osteoarthritis the professional team at the Advanced Healing Institute is ready to help relieve your pain. Dr. Reza Dehdari will come up with a treatment plan unique to you. Call today to schedule an appointment with the Advanced Healing Institute if you are in Lake Forest or the surrounding areas.

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22972 El Toro Road
Lake Forest, CA, 92630

Phone: (949) 239-3206

Our Patient Reviews

Advanced Healing Institute

5 / 5.0

Based on 39 reviews

Rich G.

Dr. Reza is a genius. My knee has been bothering me for YEARS since I tore my meniscus playing football. Achy, bothersome, with occasionally a limp. I went in to to get PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and it was everything I thought it would be and then some. The whole procedure took less than an hour, very little to no pain and in less than 24 hours my knee felt brand new. If you are looking for a quality Doctor who offers PRP -- go here! The rates are very on point. He is literally THOUSANDS of dollars less than some other clinics and believe me he does such an amazing job, he could charge 10x's and it would still be worth it. Don't sit there suffering, get up and get help. I am actually thinking of getting my other knee done and its not really necessary. Lol.. 10 STARS...

E Y.

Dr Reza is FANTASTIC. Staff is friendly and very accommodating. I was in such pain. He diagnosed the issue (Bursitis) and clearly understood everything about it from A-Z. So efficient and understanding, not to mention making the procedure painless. I barely slept a hour the night before, saw Dr. Reza at 5pm and was feeling a million times better by 7pm. It's been 36 hours and I went from practically a frozen shoulder in pulsating pain to gaining back 70% of my movement range and most importantly "NO PAIN". just stiffness which is the normal symptoms as kindly explained to me by Dr. Reza. Everything is as promised, I am fully confident that I will be back to 100% range of motion within 3 days. I'm still gonna take it easy and slowly stretch my shoulder back to full strength. Without his service, I would probably be feeling like I was hit by a truck laying in bed miserable. Thank you very much Dr. Reza for helping my aging old bones. Cheers!

Geri C.

I can’t say enough about how intelligent Dr. Reza Dehdari is! I came to him to read my MRI for my ankle and he found a tear that multiple Doctors missed!!!! Simply incredible and I trust him throughly. Thank you so much!

Marina S.

Had the PRP procedure and I have to say no pain at all, going on 6 weeks, if you decide to have the PRP listen to Dr. Dehdari's instructions thoroughly and do the physical therapy, it works and I am so pleased and it's getting better and better as days go on, Dr. Reza Dehdari is the best and very emphatic in explaining all your questions soothing away your doubts, and he checks up on you to make sure all is well, after the PRP procedure. Very trustworthy PRP procedure and his assistant Sandy is also the sweetest caring person you will ever meet. I'm a satisfied customer and patient.

Micheal W.

Dr. Reza Dehdari you are an amazing person. Thank you for going the extra mile on my shoulder after three Doctors told me I needed surgery. You took your time and explained everything about what to expect and to be patient while I heal. And that’s exactly what I did was heal, I can’t thank you enough for what you did for me.

Helena L.

Within the last 6 months I've suffered two minor injuries on the same knee which have restricted my mobility and caused me a lot of pain. I've seen an orthopedic dr.,, a pain management dr., and a sports medicine dr., all of which simply told me either surgery or learn to live with the pain! I've heard about PRP as an alternative with a high percentage of success. Thus, I made an appointment to see Dr. Dehdari, and was pleasantly surprised by his high level of knowledge, professionalism and thoroughness. Dr. Dehdari reviewed my MRI (previously ordered by the Orthopedist) explained the extent of my injuries, took X-Rays and an ultrasound to carefully determined if I was a good candidate for PRP. I can only say that I wish more doctors will give you the time, attention and care that Dr. Dehdari provides. Thank you Dr Dehdari, thank you for such high work ethics and patient care. Many thanks to his staff as they are as attentive and caring as Dr. Dehdari. It has been only 24 hrs since I received my PRP treatment and my pain levels have drastically gone down! I highly recommend Dr. Dehdari.

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