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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!

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
10/20/2009 4:39:22 PM

Reviewer: Teacher2, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I just had my 2nd injection today. I cannot say that my lst injection was very painful. I did develop a lot of pain and discomfort that evening and lasted for 3 days. Today's injection was extremely painful! I didn't know if I wanted to throw up or pass out following the injection. My doctor said that if I do not get relief from this injection than there will be no point in doing the 3 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
10/5/2009 12:44:51 AM

Reviewer: rstar90, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I fell on the side of my left knee in Jan '08. After 2 laproscopic surgeries to repair the meniscus, I'm still having pain and swelling. My doctor suggested the orthovisc injections. Well my first injection was very painful so before I had my 2nd injection, I took a pain pill he had prescribed to me months before. It worked tremendously.. no pain at all with the injection. So I took anothe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
8/5/2009 3:24:27 PM

Reviewer: SIG600, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been getting these injections for about 3 years now and I love them!!! You do not realize how bad your knees hurt until they dont anymore...or how good they feel after the series of injections until it's time for the next set. I would recommend this to anyone who has severe knee pain. I can enjoy outdoor activities with my family again. :O)

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