i have osteoarthritus of the hip.. bone on bone. could this be an alternative to hip surgery??
17 Mar 2011
I'm not sure if they are using this in the hip joint yet. It is used in the knee and works quite well for a lot of people. It helps to replace the "cushion" that has degenerated from the arthritis. Some folks are able to postpone surgery by having Synvisc placed in the knee. If they are doing it in the hip joint, it may be worth a try.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I still have knee pain after surgery for a meniscus tear and chipped patella. Pain ranges from a 2 to a 4 on a scale from 1-10, especially being ...
2 answers • 17 Oct 2009
I cannot stop taking the Nardil for the hip replacement surgery... am worried about the anesthesias used for general use and my upcoming surgery. I ...
1 answer • 29 Aug 2011
I had Synvisc One shots in both knees about 9 weeks ago. I had no discomfort with the shots but they seem to have made no difference, or a very ...
0 answers • 18 Feb 2015
... 100 miles?
1 answer • 14 Sep 2015