Cingal Injection

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Cingal is a groundbreaking treatment offered at the London Cartilage Clinic for those suffering from osteoarthritis. It uniquely combines a corticosteroid with high-concentration hyaluronic acid in a single injection, providing both immediate and long-lasting relief from joint pain.

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How Cingal Works

Osteoarthritis typically results in lower concentrations of hyaluronic acid in the synovial fluid, reducing its viscosity and elasticity. Cingal addresses this by supplementing the natural hyaluronan in the joint, while its corticosteroid component, triamcinolone hexacetonide, offers short-term and lasting pain relief by reducing inflammation. This dual action makes Cingal particularly effective for joints such as the knees, hips, ankles, spine (neck and lower back), hands (fingers and thumbs), and shoulders.

The Advantages of Cingal Injections

Cingal injections provide immediate pain relief and comfort, making them an excellent choice for managing osteoarthritis symptoms. More than 80% of individuals over 50 years old show some signs of osteoarthritis, and Cingal offers a non-surgical option that can significantly improve quality of life.

Why Choose Cingal at London Cartilage Clinic?

Administered in our outpatient clinic, Cingal injections are a convenient and effective treatment for osteoarthritis. Our specialists at the London Cartilage Clinic are experienced in delivering this advanced therapy, ensuring optimal care and results for our patients.


Frequently Asked Questions

Cingal is effective in treating various symptoms of osteoarthritis, including pain, swelling, stiffness, loss of physical function, and limited motion in the joint.

The relief from a Cingal injection is proven to last for 6 months, offering long-term alleviation from osteoarthritis symptoms.

Cingal is ideal for individuals with osteoarthritis, particularly those looking for non-surgical treatment options. A consultation with our specialists will help determine if Cingal is the right choice for you.

Cingal contains a mixture of a corticosteroid and naturally occurring hyaluronan. This is designed to bolster the lubrication of the knee joint and its ability to absorb impacts. Which, coupled with the reduction in inflammation, can be effective at providing long-term relief from knee pain. 

Although Cingal is considered to be among the most well tolerated treatments, no medication can be completely risk free. Cingal injections can cause swelling, aching, bruising, redness, or a rash to develop around the site. You may also experience skin thinning. These reactions are typically mild in nature. Nevertheless, if you have any concerns don’t hesitate to speak to your healthcare professional. 

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