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Re: euflexxa injections for knee. How long after each injection, can I play competitive tennis?

Re: euflexxa injections for knee. How long after each injection, can I play competitive tennis?

2 days: I hold patients out of strenuous activity for 2 days after each viscosupplement/joint fluid injection to minimize soreness and maximize benefit. Of course, your physician should be able to guide you in this process. Some patients that have moderate pain and swelling are held out of sports until their symptoms improve, which may be a few weeks after completion of the full series of injections. ...Read more

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What is your experience using euflexxa injections to relieve knee pain?

What is your experience using euflexxa injections to relieve knee pain?

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 months. ...Read more

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Does euflexxa work for old knees?

Depends: Knees that are "old" do not necessarily have arthritis, but arthritis does get more common with age. If you have symptomatic arthritis of the knees, one of your options is "visco-supplementation" injections with a medication such as euflexxa. This type of injection can help for 6 months or often longer to postpone surgery. The benefit will be influenced by the severity of your arthritis. ...Read more

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I have sever arthr inmy right knee I have gotten corotozone shots and they wore out in under 3 months . Would the euflexxa series help this?

I have sever arthr inmy right knee I have gotten corotozone shots and they wore out in under 3 months . Would the euflexxa series help this?

Maybe: I usually recommend viscosupplementation (euflexxa or other brands) if cortisone injections don't work well enough. These allow patients to postpone knee replacement surgery, but not indefinitely. ...Read more

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Finished euflexxa did therpy exercise now in knee brace due to that, how long after last shot should I wait until I use exercise bike& ecliptal therpy?

Finished euflexxa did therpy exercise now in knee brace due to that, how long after last shot should I wait until I use exercise bike& ecliptal therpy?

Ask your doctor: Since your doctor knows the particular conditions in your knee he or your physical therapist will give you the best guidelines on how to get back to physical activity. In general it's best to start with non- weight bearing exercise like biking then moving into things like ellipticals. ...Read more

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