17 May 2012
To be honest with you, they can be pretty uncomfortable. They use a fairly large needle that can accommodate the almost gel-like fluid directly into the knee joint. Although your first reaction after receiving the injection is to go home and move as little as possible, it's best to maintain some moderate activity as that will help disperse the fluid around the joint. I usually found that I felt pretty good by the next day as long as I didn't try and overdo things.
Best of luck with your injections!
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
1 answer • 16 Mar 2010
I got the orthovisc injection 1st one on the 18 March then the 2nd was on the 25th as the doctor is?
... on leave he would like to postpone the 3rd and last to the 8th April instead of the 1st of April, is this harmful to my knees
0 answers • 29 Mar 2010
0 answers • 23 Jun 2010
I've been searching the various comments of people who have had injections in their knees for treatment of bone on bone pain. Despite the ...
1 answer • 24 Feb 2014