If your joints are swollen, stiff, and painful, and the protective tissue inside them has broken down, see the specialists at Advanced Integrated Medical in Logan, Utah. The staff offers joint injections to reduce pain, inflammation, and the risk of further joint damage. Call the Advanced Integrated Medical office today to learn more, or use the online scheduler.

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What are joint injections?

Joint injections available at Advanced Integrated Medical consist of holistic, natural, nonopioid substances that improve the health of your joints and ease pain. The skilled specialists have many years of experience injecting the joints of adults in a comfortable, relaxing setting. Such injections could reduce the need for pain medicines and invasive procedures.

What are the benefits of joint injections?

Joint injections are minimally invasive treatments that ease joint pain and damage with minimal or no downtime. You can experience less pain and inflammation, faster healing, and a reduced risk of future joint problems or complications.

What are joint injections used for?

You could be a candidate for joint injections if your joints are:

  • Inflamed
  • Swollen
  • Stiff
  • Tender
  • Red
  • Bruised
  • Damaged
  • Aching

Sports injuries, arthritis, osteoporosis, and chronic disease can cause painful joints.

Are joint injections right for me?

To determine if joint injections are the right treatment for you, your Advanced Integrated Medical provider discusses your symptoms, medical history, and lifestyle. They also ask about your treatment preferences.

They examine your joints and could suggest bloodwork, joint fluid testing, imaging procedures, and other diagnostic efforts before creating your treatment plan. In addition to joint injections, you might be a candidate for medically supervised weight loss, red-light therapy, and making healthy lifestyle changes.

Your specialist might ask you to switch to lower-impact exercises or change your eating habits.

What types of joint injections are there?

The highly effective joint injections available at Advanced Integrated Medical include:

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP)

PRP contains plasma rich in platelets sourced from your blood. Your pain specialist takes a sample of your blood, extracts the platelets and plasma from it, concentrates them into an injectable fluid, and reinjects it into the painful, damaged joint tissues.

Stem cells

Advanced Integrated Medical offers stem cell injections sourced from umbilical tissue and other donated tissues. The lab provides stem cell injections that have been tested for safety, quality, and purity.

Hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid lubricates your joints to ease friction and the pain it can cause.

Corticosteroids

Corticosteroid joint injections reduce inflammation to ease joint pain. These injections are commonly used in patients struggling with painful arthritis, other inflammatory conditions, and injuries.

Call the Advanced Integrated Medical office today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about the joint injections available.