Treatment with Biologics Q & A
What are biologics?
Biologics are a type of medication made from sugars, proteins, DNA, or a combination of these substances. Biologics also include treatments and therapies that contain living cells or tissues.
Biologics are from natural sources, such as humans, animals, or microorganisms, reproduced through biotechnology or other cutting-edge technologies. These innovative medications have served as a treatment for chronic health conditions that previously had no treatment options.
Biologics is an advanced treatment option that’s helped many patients get relief from their chronic health condition and back to enjoying their life.
Who benefits from treatment with biologics?
Dr. Klassen is an experienced orthopedic physician and determines who might benefit from treatment with biologics after a comprehensive evaluation.
Some of the conditions that might benefit from treatment with biologics include:
- Articular Cartilage Support
- Tissue Repair
Biologics are a fairly new treatment option for many medical conditions.
Dr. Klassen can provide an expert opinion for legal cases that may benefit from treatment with biologics. He can also determine if treatment with biologics is contraindicated.
What happens during treatment with biologics?
The specifics of treatment with biologics may depend on the type of biologic and the condition in need of treatment. Biologics are usually given as an injection.
Treatment with biologics may benefit chronic conditions that previously had no other treatment options. To learn more about biologics at the office of Michael Klassen, MD, FAAOS, call today!