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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of ORTHOVISC IAtc.

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Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/14/2014 12:12:38 AM

Reviewer: optimist sorta, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have a torn miniscus and arthritis under my knee cap but am not bone on bone. Just had third injection one week ago. Hurt real bad. Dr. said he probably injected it into a nerve. I limped out of his office. He didn't tell me not to go to PT so I went the next day. They applied heat and I exercised. Was in excruciating pain for 2 days. Wish he had told me not to go. Since then pain has eased, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/9/2014 7:32:39 PM

Reviewer: PARTYHARDY50@YAHOO.COM, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
OVER THE YEARS 2007-2012 HAS WORKED, HOWEVER IN 12-2013 ,AFTER THE 3 INJECTION BEFORE I LEFT THE DR. I WAS IN MORE PAIN,LEFT KNEE FELT NUMB,PAIN SHOT DOWN TO THE TOES, THIS LASTED FOR 2 WEEKS, FOLLOWING, NEW BLOOD WORK SHOWED MY SUGAR LEVELS WENT FROM 7.2-13.7 THIS IS THE 2ND TIME THIS HAS HAPPEN TO MY SUGARS LEVELS.SO BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD TO TREAT MY KNEE PAIN.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
2/25/2014 3:49:29 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I went in for my 2nd shot yesterday and hurt a little more than the first one. I was told by my Doc that it takes all three shots to see an improvement.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
2/19/2014 8:14:30 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have osteoarthritis in both knees and had both knees scoped after a fall to repair several meniscal tears.I am severely allergic to anti inflammatory medications. I have been receiving these injections every six months in both knees to excellent effect. Three or 4 injections a week apart. There is mild pain and a feeling of fullness in the joint upon injection. No long term or severe pain whatso ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
2/15/2014 8:03:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am beginning my 3rd series of injections (left knee). I have osteo arthritis in both knees and am bone-on-bone in the left. The first lasted 1 year but the 2nd lasted a full 2 years. Note that I am a competitive tennis player, singles and doubles and play 3-4 times per week. For those that experience pain after the injection I can only say my doctor's protocol is to inject a mixture of a ... Show Full Comment

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