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Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
8/21/2015 11:18:23 AM

Reviewer: Kay, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Have had the syndic 1 with decent effectiveness. This time my third- pain for two weeks. Acute disfunction , pain often unbearable. Wish for all to know. Also after negative effect- how to attend and bring to acceptable knee function... HELP

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
8/14/2015 3:28:36 PM

Reviewer: martih07, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Just a follow-up: I'm over 2 months now since the shot and it is working like a miracle! No pain. I had a minor set-back a few weeks ago when it seemed that something was out of place in my knee, but it resolved itself and I don't even remember having knee pain now. It's wonderful. I will definitely be heading back in December for another shot. I have a high pain tolerance, and I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
7/24/2015 11:16:21 PM

Reviewer: Aquaman, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Been on Synvisc for about 3 years. It has reduced knee pain to a tolerable level. For my first 2 years, I had an injection every 6 months. I was able to go a year on the last Synvisc shots. I am 68 and an avid karate practitioner and distance swimmer.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
7/8/2015 1:31:51 AM

Reviewer: highdesert, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have OA in my knee. Ive tried NSAIDs, Accupuncture (did nothing), TENS (helpful and recommended), LED lights (did nothing), Cortisone (Great for 3 to 4 weeks only), and now Synvisc One. This is day 2 from my 1st shot and my pain has been reduced 80% to 90%. The shot was not bad, just pressure and only towards the final CCs did it feel somewhat uncomfortable. But not so bad really, on a scale of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
6/25/2015 8:41:01 PM

Reviewer: teach411, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking Syn visc 3 for 4 years and Syn visc 1 for four years. The one shot is more convenient. The down side is the first three days are miserable and painful. The shot doesn't hurt. But an hour later you will feel it. I take an anti inflamatory 20 mins before the shot to reduce swelling, which is what causes the pain. I put ice packs on immediately after the shot. I go straigh ... Show Full Comment

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