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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Generally good: All of the viscosupplements provide good benefit in about 80% of patients with mild to moderate oa of the knee. The benefit generally lasts about six ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Works, well...: I have not had good results trhat patients have been led to believe. There are better options for knee pain and arthritis!
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
They do not...: Comnpared with drugs like naproxen, in full dose, they do not beat nsaids. It is true that both beat either or alone, but I do not believe they are c ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is a little too early to give up on the euflexxa. Give it another week or two before considering it a failure.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Genicular nerve bloc: These are nerves on the inside and outside of the knee that when blocked provide relief of pain. Pain in the knee can come from many causes - menicus ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
What you like to: Know, supartz (hyaluronic acid) is a solution of highly purified sodium hyaluronate. Supartz (hyaluronic acid) is one of the hyaluronates used in visc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathish Modugu
31 years experience Pain Management
Viscosupplimentation: This is one of the many medications that are injected into the knees to help lubricate the joint to help reduce pain from arthritis. They can be safe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
It can work: I have been using orthovisc injections for several years with good success. I prefer that brand of hyaluronic acid shot. I have many patients who ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Knee osteotomy has three goals: to transfer weight from the arthritic part of the knee to a healthier area to correct poor knee alignment to prolon ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Conservative: At 17 years of age you don`t say what occurred to cause problems in your knee, but at your age I`m sure the Orthopedist will be as conservative as pos ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: These are all similar treatments. If you failed one the others are unlikely to work. 4 injections of Hyalgan is an unusual number. Did you complete ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, it is standard: Each medical provider has their own injection they like to perform, but the combination of a numbing medicine, toradol (anti-inflammatory) and depo-me ... Read More
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