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Genicular Artery Embolization

Who does Knee Embolization?

Interventional Radiologist Genicular artery embolization is a procedure that is typically performed by an interventional radiologist, who is a doctor trained in using imaging guidance to perform minimally invasive procedures. Interventional Radiologists are highly specialized physicians in treating many diseases and conditions including conditions that affect the blood vessels. What…

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Knee Embolization or Meds?

Genicular artery embolization is a medical procedure that is used to treat chronic knee pain, such as that caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. During the procedure, a small embolic agent is injected into the genicular arteries, which are the blood vessels that supply blood to the knee. The goal…

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GAE or Knee Bracing?

Genicular artery embolization is a medical procedure that is used to treat chronic knee pain, such as that caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. During the procedure, a small embolic agent is injected into the genicular arteries, which are the blood vessels that supply blood to the knee. The goal…

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GAE or Physical Therapy?

Genicular artery embolization is a medical procedure that is used to treat chronic knee pain, such as that caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. During the procedure, a small embolic agent is injected into the genicular arteries, which are the blood vessels that supply blood to the knee. The goal…

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GAE covered by Insurance?

Introduction: Genicular Artery Embolization (GAE) is a relatively new procedure that has shown promising results in relieving chronic knee pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis. However, one of the questions that patients may have is whether GAE is covered by their insurance. In this blog post, we will explore the…

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Knee Embolization Benefits

Introduction: Genicular Artery Embolization (GAE) is a minimally invasive procedure that has been gaining popularity as a treatment option for chronic knee pain associated with knee osteoarthritis. GAE involves blocking certain blood vessels that supply the knee joint with blood, which can decrease inflammation and alleviate pain. In this blog…

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Knee Embolization or Surgery?

Genicular artery embolization is a minimally invasive procedure that is used to treat chronic knee pain, such as that caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. During the procedure, a small embolic agent is injected into the genicular arteries, which are the blood vessels that supply blood to the knee. The…

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Knee Pain Treatments

There are many treatment options available for knee pain, and the most appropriate treatment for an individual will depend on the specific cause of their pain and their overall health status. Some common treatments for knee pain include: Rest and ice: Resting the knee and applying ice to the affected…

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Genicular Artery Embolization

Genicular artery embolization (GAE) is a minimally invasive interventional radiology procedure that is used to treat chronic knee pain. The procedure involves the injection of small particles or coils into the genicular arteries, which are the arteries that supply blood to the knee joint. The goal of GAE is to…

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Benefits of GAE for Knee Pain

  Genicular Artery Embolization (GAE) is a minimally-invasive procedure to reduce knee pain for patients with osteoarthritis (OA). GAE is performed through a small pinhole in the groin. Tiny particles are then injected to block the arteries around the lining of the knee. By blocking these arteries, there is a…

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