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... one side is bone on bone. The OS recommended trying a series of 3 injections before thinking about more surgery. The injections are something that is made from chicken combs. Has anyone ever heard of these and how successful are they. ... (4 replies)
... OH lord I tried these a few times and will never do them again. I've had so far 7 knee surgeries and these treatments, cortisone, etc etc.........I've tried everything just waiting till the doctors think I'm old enough to have TKR. ... (4 replies)
... I had six injections of Synvisc, three in each knee and they helped for about six months with no side effects. I am thinking seriously about having the injections again. ... (4 replies)

... I had them a couple of months ago and they didn't work. Not sorry I tried though. At least when it comes time for a TKR I will know that I tried everything. ... (4 replies)
... any change. I'd be happy to let you know in a few weeks how I feel. My dr. told me that some of his patients benefit from the injections and some don't. But, for me it was worth giving it a try. ... (4 replies)
... I am 20 years old and I have yet to get a knee replacement, but due to the significant damage that I have done to my knee I have to get one. I have had 2 knee surgeries and the 2nd one that I had was because I tore my lateral and medial meniscus and my knee cap was out of place. This resulted in a lateral release. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for the information on your Synvisc injections. ... (33 replies)
... am scheduled for the right TKR. have been trying to get it done for about 6 years. the ortho doc told me to put it off as long as possible. got the chicken shots in the knee, got arthroscopic done. at this point the doc said you need a TKR. this was NOV 2011, almost a year later i am having it done. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks so much for your reply and helpful info. Sounds like you have had quite a time of it one way and another and not long before you go through it all again!! ... (89 replies)
... and they kept it in, dripping some numbing drug for 4 days after surgery. ... (89 replies)

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