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Is getting a Synvisc injection like getting a cortisone? Are the injections bad?

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12 Jul 2010

I am probably too late answering this but I had my first one today and it is far less painful than I find cortisone to be. A little stinging/burning, that is al. Easy! And no pain afterwards aside from my usual knee pain, which I pray this will help alleviate.

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