... old active female, I teach and play Paddle Tennis and Tennis. And with this new pain in the back of my knee I can barely play anymore. I'm going to try the Synvisc shot to see if those help, but I'm just really really depressed. I don't want a new knee yet, so I will try physical therapy, injections, acupuncture... ... (2 replies)
... Just had my third Synvisc shot, yesterday, and my knee is feeling pretty good. ... (10 replies)
... I had my first Synvisc shot Wednesday. The MD told me that I probably would not feel any better until two weeks after the third shot, but I did feel better that day. ... (10 replies)
... Hi, I haven't been here for a while I had a TKR 4 years ago and found this site then. I am now trying to put off a my left knee. I am scheduled to receive Synvisc later this month. I tried it a few times for my Right knee and I did help for a while. Here is my question.... ... (1 replies)
... No, it is not a cortisone shot. From what I understand, it is like a lubricant that can be injected in the knees and hips. Whatever it is, I sure hope it helps. I'll post results when I have them. (10 replies)
... Hhhmm, is it a cortisone shot? I had cortisone shots in my knees several times, but dont know what kind it was. My insurance paid a portion, I think. I have terrible insurance, so I'm sure they didnt pay it all. I have such a huge tab with them, I stopped breaking it down. Anyway, yes, it was the only thing that helped at that time. (10 replies)
... So glad to hear you're getting some benefit from it!!! It's been about 2 months since my last shot, and it still feels really good - walking around to do the Xmas shopping is easier than it has been in the last couple years. (10 replies)
... I have to agree--"Thumbs up for Synvisc". I had my second shot yesterday (Wednesday) and my knee feels much better. I can cross my legs now and sit in several different positions without any pain. I am keeping my fingers crossed that it is going to continue working.
Sarah (10 replies)
... Just wanted to wish you the best of luck, Sadoo! My dr. didn't make me any promises either, just said he hoped it would help. The relief was very gradual, even noticed some mild improvement after the first shot. Just take it easy, don't push yourself - I didn't. It was just one person's experience. Come on back and tell us how it is going for you if you get them. Best wishes. ... (10 replies)
... --into my r. knee, hoping to hold off replacement a while longer, hoping I will be able to do more walking than just around the grocery store. I'm tired of missing out on things like the state fair and festivals etc, just because I can't walk the whole way around them like I used to. I know the results are mixed, but I felt I just had to try it. If anyone is interested, I'll... (0 replies)
... I have had "2 different sets" of Synvisc in my knee, but the first "set of shots" helped but NO relief with the "second set of shots". I had the second set about a year after the first set. ... (3 replies)
... n these films. I've been taking 800mg. of Mortin , and then the Dr. changed me to Vioxx. Nothing seemd to help much, so now he wants to do a series of 3 shots of Synvisc in the knee joint and see if that helps. I did have 1 cortisone shot several months ago and that helped just for a bit... ... (3 replies)
... revealed after an MRI, I had the SynVisc injections in that knee. At that time you got three shots, each one about 2 weeks apart. They helped. ... (3 replies)
... I was in the doctors office just prior to having the blood work to receive a synvisc injection and I know there was inflamation of the knee. From what I see in my results is there is little to no inflamation. ... (3 replies)
Yes, severe pain in our knee's is HORRID.
When I was only in my early 20's, I could no longer squat and get up without
grimacing with pain from my knee's.
Well, then I lived in the North West which is famous for damp, and wet weather which gives young people arthritis at a young age. But....heck.
I have compassion for your issues for sure.
I cannot speak for you... (8 replies)
... gave me a cortisone shot and that didn't work. I then saw an orthopedic surgeon who had one of his PA's give me three "synvisc" shots and they didn't work either. ... (8 replies)
... ering the same thing as to which substance to try next. I can tell you I had almost all of them and haven't noticed much difference. I can tell you I had the new Synvisc that they give in one shot. It was very painful, and I almost passed out when I got it. ... (4 replies)
... Since you only have 2 months left there, a cortisone shot should help. It can speed up the process in the long run but for now, would give you good relief from the inflammation. ... (6 replies)
... primarly in the patellorfemoral area. I just completed third shot of synvisc last week. I asked doc. about a new brace I saw that claims it reduces patellorfemoral load and pain. ... (11 replies)
... I to have knee pain,it hurts when I walk. Saw in Prevention Magazine about Synvisc,it sounded good. Called the doctor who did it, and he wanted $75 to $90
for appoinment possibly x-ray and $395 per shot (3) Can't afford it, so I'm taking Aleve. I went thru this
before with my left knee in 98 did x-rays and nothing showed up. I waited it out & did exercise in a heated
pool... (3 replies)