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Dr. Robert Killian
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I need to find the cost of steroid or gel injections for osteoarthrites of my knees to relieve pain.

I need to find the cost of  steroid or gel injections for osteoarthrites of my knees to relieve pain.

Wrong Forum: I am happy to have you here on health tap, but this is a question that is best answered by the team or clinic where you are going to have these procedures done. None of us here can speak for them. ...Read more

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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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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?

Typically Good: If you had some relief from a steroid injection, it gives some hope that you will notice it with euflexxa or medications like it. Euflexxa takes about 4-8 weeks to start providing relief and can give relief for 6months-1year. Recently platelet and stem cell therapies have shown promise that they are equivalent to these medications and may even be able to heal tissues. check out Regenexx.com. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Tell me about supartz injections for knee pain?

Tell me about supartz injections for knee pain?

What you like to: Know, supartz is a solution of highly purified sodium hyaluronate. Supartz is one of the hyaluronates used in viscosupplementation. Supartz is injected directly into the knee joint to restore the cushioning and lubricating properties of normal joint fluid. Supartz injections are approved for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee in those who have failed to respond to simple pain medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Frederick Buechel
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What can you tell me about supartz injections for knee pain?

What can you tell me about  supartz injections for knee pain?

Arthritis option: Your injectable options for knee arthritis include corticosteroids or hylaluronic acid. Most often for arthritis pain cortisone is the first line injectable option. If this is not an option for you or it has failed to relieve your pain, supartz is one of several brand name hyaluronic acid injectables that can be given every 6months and can be effective. It can take up to 6 weeks to take effect. ...Read more

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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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Has anyone had or know about supartz injections for knee pain? Does it work?

Has anyone had or know about supartz injections for knee pain?  Does it work?

Yes it does work: Supartz is one specific type of visco-supplementation injection- designed to treat knee arthritis. It helps restore the nature viscosity of the synovial fluid within the knee joint, thereby reducing pain and improving knee function. I have seen benefits from supartz injections lasting from 6 months to over 4 years in my patients. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Any new procedures for medial knee pain, without a total arthroplasty or the supartz injections? I have taken all injections.

Any new procedures for medial knee pain, without a total arthroplasty or the supartz injections? I have taken all injections.

MAKOplasty: I have performed over 560 makoplasty procedures and it is very very safe . It is superior to all other techniques for precise installation of partial knee replacements. When performed by an experienced makoplasty surgeon, it allows us to balance the tension of your ligaments within a millimeter and make the implants track centrally so they last decades. Mine all go home the same day, little pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Dr. Howard Feinberg
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If I had 4 injections of Hyalgan and it didn't help the knee pain would Synvisc, Eufflexa, Supartz or Orthovisc help the pain?

If I had 4 injections of Hyalgan and it didn't help the knee pain would Synvisc, Eufflexa, Supartz or Orthovisc help the pain?

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 the recommended treatment? ...Read more

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