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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)
... 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)
... 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. My surgeon is trying to prolong me going into surgery by giving... (2 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. My insurance will only pay about 80% of the cost so that is the main reason I haven't had them again. Sincerely Mus:) (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. Matter of fact I'm calling them tomorrow and seeing if 43 is old enough as I would really like to enjoy walking and sleeping without pain... (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. Good luck to your wife. Molu (4 replies)
... I just had my first injection yesterday on both knees. I'm a bit sore now, and my dr. told me that most of his patients don't notice a difference until at least the second or third injection. So far, I'm a bit sore from the injection and don't notice 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... (4 replies)
... I am hoping to chicken out with a smaller surgery, since the shots failed. Monday I will find out if they can do something that will help, but smaller impact on life right now. ... (31 replies)
... Hello Fibromommy, 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!! I totally agree with you that we should be as comfortable and as pain free during this long process of surgery and recovery as possible. The pain gets so bad and you just get so tired of all the... (89 replies)
... increased IV morphine drip, and additional morphine shots into the IV port... ... (89 replies)
... The Euflexxa injections that I'm receiving are a product of Ferring Pharma. This HA is not made from processed chicken or rooster combs, which eliminates the chance of an allergic response in people sensitive to poultry products. ... (33 replies)


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