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

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140 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
7/31/2009 5:48:47 PM

Reviewer: jrcarroll3, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
On second round of injections now. First round lasted 6-7 months. The injections were not bad the first time - pain 10-15 seconds per. First injection during current round was the same. The injection this morning was dreadful - still in pain 8 hours later. It's still worth it if I can put off a total knee replacement for a few more years.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
7/31/2009 11:13:47 AM

Reviewer: grammysay@aol.com, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Have had only one injection - of Orthovisc after having synvisc shots that didn't work. The rubing of the joint is better, but it now hurts to the side of the knee.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
7/28/2009 12:01:41 PM

Reviewer: cathi942, 45-54 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:
OMG steps are possible and no longer painful. i have been using this for a couple of years and after 24 hours i am on top of the world. i can play with my grandchildren! i only need the set of 3 shots about every 9 mo. i am blessed.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
6/22/2009 12:44:38 PM

Reviewer: painknee1, 35-44 Female 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 need both knees replaced, but I am too young. I had my first series of injections 2 years ago. I am now experiencing extreme pain for the first time since those injections and am going in for my second series today. It is worth the seconds of pain (needle) for 2 years of sleeping and moving well. BCBS covered it 100%!

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
4/23/2009 4:55:31 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
it take a few days before i can feel some relief, but the pain is lessing.

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