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Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/11/2010 9:01:35 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After meniscus repair surgery did not work, my doctor recommended this product. The injections were not painful, but they did not work for me. Think long and hard before spending the time and money on this drug. Another surgery is in my future.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
2/24/2010 6:42:54 PM

Reviewer: cyncserv@yahoo.com, Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It was a miracle. Pain, stiffness gone. Noticeable difference after 1st shot. Had 3rd. Dr. "freezes" the spot until it burns and I feel very little of the injection. It is more in my head. Tried meditation the last time and deep breathing. Really helped the process. I can get up and down now after sitting with no problem :) and little pain at night. Pillow between the legs still helps.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
1/31/2010 3:26:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Pain of injection is well worth the trade off to being able to move and walk better. I have had the first two sets of shots and will be going for the 3rd set in two days.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
11/29/2009 5:49:36 PM

Reviewer: sam308, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Injections not covered by insurance-The three shots were not painful to me. My knee feel somewhat better in bending but now right side of knee hurts quite a bit-I still have pain that shoots up and down my leg. However, I can now sleep without a pillow between my knees at night but my knee still hurts when I set in a chair for very long or walk any length of time. Maybe if I give it a little lon ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
11/25/2009 11:43:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had my first injection today and almost fainted! It didn't hurt that much but the whole thought of it has made me sick all day. There is pain in my knee but I am willing to wait it out. Two more injections and I'm trying to figure out how NOT to faint when I get the other two....hope it works!

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