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Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
5/1/2014 12:41:05 PM

Reviewer: chris, 65-74 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
used for osteoarthritis

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
4/23/2014 8:51:13 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This has helped my knee pain but having severe diarrhea & stomach pain the 3 weeks of getting injections

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
4/7/2014 12:57:17 PM

Reviewer: jcrockn4ever, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just received my first injection in both knees about 2 hours ago. The injection to my left knee went very well with a mild amount of discomfort. My doctor sprayed the area prior to injection and all I felt was a slight pressure as the medication was being administered. My right knee went even better as I experienced so little discomfort that I actually asked the doctor if he was done. I realize ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
4/2/2014 12:51:04 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I feel for all the reviewers that have had a bad experience. My suggestion is find another doctor. The Ortho doc should use a guided method to do the injection - mine used ultrasound - this insures that the orthovisc gets to the right spot and doesn't meander elsewhere (causing apparently horrific pain in all sorts of places). I was one of the hobblers - could not walk down the stairs norma ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/18/2014 6:08:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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