Hyaluronic Acid injections (such as Durolane) may be suitable for Patients with early arthritis. This can be useful in giving temporary pain relief, especially in facilitating exercise regimens in a pain-free environment. This can be repeated and is advisable in the management of long-term joint degenerative conditions. This injection material lubricates the joint and commonly gives pain relief for up to 6 months in the majority of patients, with minimal risk.