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Gel Injection For Knee Pain
I had my last euflexxa injection on the 10th of october & my knee pain is getting bad again I use pain ointment 4 times a day. Should i wait it out.
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. ...Read more
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 viscosupplementation. Supartz (hyaluronic acid) is injected directly into the knee joint to restore the cushioning and lubricating properties of normal joint fluid. Supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections are approved for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee in those who have failed to respond to simple pain medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes it does work: Supartz (hyaluronic acid) 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 (hyaluronic acid) injections lasting from 6 months to over 4 years in my patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any new procedures for medial knee pain, without a total arthroplasty or the supartz (hyaluronic acid) 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After having a lateral release & OrthoVisc injections with no relief from severe knee pain, popping, clicking, & catching, what's left to be done?
If I had 4 injections of Hyalgan and it didn't help the knee pain would Synvisc, (hylan g-f 20) Eufflexa, Supartz or Orthovisc help the pain?
I have had knee pain for 6 months, gave me an injection with anesthetics and then added 30 mg of toradol and 40 mg of Depo-Medrol, are these standard?
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-medrol (steroid) is a very common injection. It has become quite popular to add the toradol into a steroid injection and it has very good results. ...Read more
My mother is 60yrs old, and for knee pain se was advised to take injection of vit d, can she take it as she has kidney and heart problem too?
Usually oral: Vit d is usually given orally. Perscription strength is 50, 000 iu / week . They may want to give her a synvisc, (hylan g-f 20) or steroid shot into knee . But either way shouldnt be a problem. Would want formal clearance from cardio and nephrology prior tho. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer