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Synvisc-One - How long after getting the injection of Synvisc will the knee pain begin to subside?

Posted 8 Jun 2014 by Jackiebert 10 answers

I had the injection 4 days ago and the usual knee pain persists !

I am having severe pain after the injection?

Posted 27 May 2011 by sippy2011 4 answers

I got Synvisc One injection from Dr. on April 21, 2011. He gave it like an ordinary injection in the knee and said Synvisc One will go in the knee joint on its own. I feel injection is not in the joint, I have severe unbearable pain in the knee, very stiff burning pain, cannot walk and find ...

How does single does Synvisc-One compare to the multidose protocols?

Posted 9 Aug 2013 by markharris 4 answers

I assume the muli-shot protocols are more effective but I wonder by how much. Just completed my 2nd six month interval of 3 shots of orthovisc. Would very much prefer one shot ever 6 month. Assume there must be a down side to Synvisc-One or everyone would get it?

Is anyone experiencing severe swelling in legs and feet after having synvisc injections 13 months?

Posted 12 Sep 2012 by 1judyfogt1 4 answers

... ago? I had some swelling after the first set of injections but the swelling was gone within an hour so I was not worried at the time. The second and third set of injections was the same as the first so I was not worried. It was not until this past June 2012 (at that time it was 10 months since ...

I had a Synvisc injection immediately after a synovial liquid extraction from my right knee ten days

Posted 6 May 2012 by myrthavilbon 2 answers

... ago on the outer part of my right knee, to treat synovitis triggered by aggressive sport. I experienced excruciating pain in the inner part of the knee, from the needle insertion during the Synvisc injection procedure, in spite of the local anesthesia. My ortho felt that a nerve end had ...

Orthovisc - is it simular to Synvisc?

Posted 27 Jan 2012 by mudderjen 2 answers

I have had a series of cortizone shots in Right knee. ACL reconstruction 20+ years ago, and 7 surgeries since. I have also tried the Synvisc, with an aggravation of pain and didn't work. My question is... are they the same for reactions? I don't want to make it worse again, I am out of ...

To all my Osteoarthritis Friends?

Posted 15 Jun 2012 by bumblebee90 7 answers

Hello all, and hope you are all doing well. I have a question about my knees. I started having problems a few years ago with my knees and about a year ago was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis in both of my knees. I had several injections, including the Synvisc One injections. They have really taken a ...

Hylan G-F 20 - My 92 year old mom is considering synvisc. What advice do you have?

Posted 15 Mar 2012 by Worrywart5 4 answers

Does risk increase with age? Is having both knees done at the same time riskier? What should I tell her? Nothing else has helped her mobility or pain.

Synvisc-One - does synvisc mask pain and potentially cause further damage?

Posted 10 Oct 2015 by jomaca 1 answer

Hi Im 49 with osteoarthritis in one knee and minimal cartilage. I'm fit bmi 28 and have above average bone density. My question is if the injection stops the pain is there a chance you will overdo it and not know and damage yourself more?. My joints are loose and I have dislocated them ...

How long do the good effects of Synvisc last? I have it in both knees and it's working pretty well?

Posted 10 Aug 2018 by kh288411 2 answers

I only had one shot in each knee, about a year ago. It was painful for several weeks, but eventually felt much better. I'm wondering when or if I should ask my doctor about further treatment of Synvisc.

Am I a good candidate for Sinvisc even though my pain isn't severe?

Posted 17 Oct 2009 by Saharaw 2 answers

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 aggravated when I do a light jog for just 2 miles. Even though the pain isn't that bad, I have a lot of weight to lose and I want to get back to a ...

Synvisc - After reading these posts I am not sure I want this injection. Does anyone have anything?

Posted 26 Jun 2013 by brenbell 3 answers

... good to say about it"? I had artroscopy but the pain is coming back so my dr want to do this injection. Any advice?

Synvisc-One - I had synvisc 1 injection 3 weeks ago today it is painfully swollen?

Posted 21 Sep 2015 by Bailerbob 1 answer

After the injection which included draining 20 mm of fluid my knee was great. I was happily walking better than I have done for years and ready to get my other knee done. Today I am almost unable to walk due to swelling above the knee, the joint itself is no painfull

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