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User Reviews & Ratings - ORTHOVISC IAtc


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

Overall User Ratings

130 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

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Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
4/7/2014 12:57:17 PM

Reviewer: jcrockn4ever, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just received my first injection in both knees about 2 hours ago. The injection to my left knee went very well with a mild amount of discomfort. My doctor sprayed the area prior to injection and all I felt was a slight pressure as the medication was being administered. My right knee went even better as I experienced so little discomfort that I actually asked the doctor if he was done. I realize ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
4/2/2014 12:51:04 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I feel for all the reviewers that have had a bad experience. My suggestion is find another doctor. The Ortho doc should use a guided method to do the injection - mine used ultrasound - this insures that the orthovisc gets to the right spot and doesn't meander elsewhere (causing apparently horrific pain in all sorts of places). I was one of the hobblers - could not walk down the stairs norma ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/18/2014 6:08:06 PM

Reviewer: bad knees, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/18/2014 12:35:01 PM

Reviewer: Ken, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am in my 3rd series of knee injections. The first two were with Hyalgan/Supartz. This one is with Orthovisc. I understand the difference is only with the Insurance Companies. That doesn't sound good, but I will check it out further. So far, so good after the third shot. No pain during and just <3 at night or on long trips. I am having it done with a MD that uses a fluoroscope to guide t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/14/2014 12:12:38 AM

Reviewer: optimist sorta, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have a torn miniscus and arthritis under my knee cap but am not bone on bone. Just had third injection one week ago. Hurt real bad. Dr. said he probably injected it into a nerve. I limped out of his office. He didn't tell me not to go to PT so I went the next day. They applied heat and I exercised. Was in excruciating pain for 2 days. Wish he had told me not to go. Since then pain has eased, ... Show Full Comment

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