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Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
7/7/2011 1:22:30 AM

Reviewer: waffalobill, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i am 47 and have been getting injections every 6 months for years now. it saves me. without it my knee grinds hard . just had a series done and it made my lower leg swell up. no idea why.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
5/27/2011 4:37:02 PM

Reviewer: Bohdana, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I just had a Synvisc One injection in each knee today. I just read many comments from people who thought the injections were so painful that they would not ever have them again. My experience was the opposite. Compared to the chronic knee pain I have the injection pain was like nothing! Do not let their warnings stop you from trying something that could give you relief. It does take 30 days t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
5/16/2011 2:33:21 PM

Reviewer: dori40702, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
loss of snynovial fluid around joint. Took the required injections. Pain around knees for about 3 days. Gave a little relief - only lasted about 3 months. Has anyone heard that this drug is formaldehyde based? If so I am very upset that I let someone inject me with something that we know is very dangerous.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
4/25/2011 10:51:05 PM

Reviewer: edward, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Horrible swelling and severe pain within 1a few hours afer the injection to the point of not being able to walk aferwards. Stillnot able to support weight on the nee the next day. Intenst swelling paind lasts for four to fice days.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
4/16/2011 1:12:20 AM

Reviewer: YoYo, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Had my first injection 16 months ago. Swelling and slight stiffness disappeared. I was able to do racewalking with ease and supplemented that activity with swimming and easy stationary bike. Now swelling and slight stiffnes has come back but no real pain. Planning to go in for next round of injections(3). Excess fluid removal is the thing that it helps me with the most so I can do the fitn ... Show Full Comment

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