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Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
2/18/2012 3:35:33 PM

Reviewer: Richard, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The first series of shots worked and after six months I went back for a second series of shots. The second series of shots were not successful and I am now looking at knee surgery. I have an appointment with a surgeon to check my options.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
2/15/2012 11:00:15 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have osteoarthritis in my right knee. Doctor suggested Orthvisc injections. I had 3 injections. Each a week apart. The pain did get better. Never totally gone. Now 2/12 months later, the pain has returned.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
2/12/2012 11:53:50 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had my first shot and experienced terrible nausea, followed by vomiting and headache and sore back. Would not use again.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
2/5/2012 12:07:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Just got first injection. I am having a lot of knee stiffness and lower back pain. Another shot shot in 5 days, I hope things improve.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
12/21/2011 11:26:18 AM

Reviewer: Brie123, 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:
Had knee surgery to repair miniscus tear. Drugs did not help knee pain. Trying shots now. After first shot, 2 days later I started having like muscle spasms from my knee down the shin bone to the foot. Had to remove shoe to get relief. Felt like my foot was swelling (it wasn't). After 2nd shot, again the same spasms down leg again, but I do notice some relief from the pain. Anyone else h ... Show Full Comment

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