Knee Osteoarthritis Specialist

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in the knee. It is a degenerative,"wear-and-tear" type of arthritis that occurs most often in people 50 years of age and older, but may occur in younger people, too. In osteoarthritis, the cartilage in the knee joint gradually wears away. The team at Beneficial Health Medical Center can help you to get the knee pain relief you deserve! Our clinic offers a new, Non- Invasive and Non-surgical solution that is safe, gentle and effective treatment for people who suffer from knee pain.

Knee Osteoarthritis Q & A

Beneficial Health Medical Center

Viscosupplementation for Knee Osteoarthritis?

Viscosupplementation as it is known is a medical procedure during which a lubricating fluid is injected into your joint. This is also called hyaluronic acid injections or hyaluronan injections, viscosupplementation is most commonly used to treat your symptoms of knee osteoarthritis.  This hyaluronic acid is a key component of the joint fluid in healthy joints, and it is found to be in lower concentrations in osteoarthritic knee joints.

By adding hyaluronic acid to the existing joint fluid of an osteoarthritic knee, the goal is to:

  • Will facilitate better knee movement
  • Reduce the amount of pain in your knees
  • Perhaps even slow the osteoarthritis progression

Typical candidates for viscosupplementation are people with knee osteoarthritis who have failed to improve with other non-surgical treatments i.e. cortisone injections.


What is Guided Digital Imaging Knee injection?

Traditionally, knee injections are given "blind," requiring the practitioner to have a certain degree of delicacy, experience and anatomical know how.  Even then, there was no guarantee of success. At Beneficial Health Medical Center we largely avoid the hit-or-miss approach that can miss the target area as much as 30% of the time.  We use guided digital imaging so that you can rest assured you get the most pain relief possible with viscosupplementation.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

Most insurance plans are accepted at our office. Listed on this page are some of insurance companies we accept. If you do not see your insurance provider listed, or are unsure of your coverage, do not hesitate to call us. Our staff will verify and explain your benefits before treatment, at no charge.

Anthem
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross PPO
Aultcare
CareSource
Choice Care Network
Horizon
Humana
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medicare
UniCare
Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • "I came to Dr. Knop in mid May 2004 and after a few visits had very good results. Pain was decreased significantly and mobility of my neck and shoulders has improved."

    Cheryl W.
  • "I have been seeing Dr. Knop now for about 6 or 7 weeks. I am back to my old self. Your staff also deserves a big thumbs up for being so kind and friendly and efficient."

    Renee R.
  • "You have worked on me several times, and I can't believe the difference you have made in my pain. I have and will recommend you to family and friends."

    Dorothy G.
  • "I have suffered with head, neck and shoulder problems for several years. I feel like a new person. Thank you Dr. Knop for making such a difference."

    LuAnn G.
  • "Dr. Knop's treatment of stretching, adjustments and therapies has given me great relief. I have a lot more mobility and no longer suffer from severe stiffness and pain."

    Tonie C.
  • "I just wanted to take this time to thank you, and let you know how much you have helped me. You actually sat down and explained everything to me."

    Byron H.
  • "After a few short visits I was able to walk again with no pain. I am now looking forward to the return of the quality of life that comes with activity and exercise."

    Robert A.
  • "Dr. Knop has made my life easier, and has allowed me to do things I love to do again."

    Tiffany G.
  • "I would like to thank you and express my appreciation to you and your staff for the treatments and care I received during my recent bout with back and hip pain."

    Gloria M.
  • "He and his entire staff go the extra mile for their patients. He has made me a true believer in chiropractic care. I would recommend him to anyone."

    Janet S.
  • "Your continued care and treatment made it possible for me to continue to work without missing an hour. Thank you for your professional care and relieving my fears."

    Jim F.
  • "Dr. Knop is an exceptionally skilled doctor who is very personable and treats patients individually with great respect. He also has great assistants."

    Frank P.
Location
Beneficial Health Medical Center
450 West Maple Street, 1
Hartville, OH 44632
Phone: 330-227-8777
Fax: 330-877-7750
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