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Injections for Hip & Knee Conditions

Injections of cortisone or other medications are often given for knee conditions. Injections are sometimes given for hip conditions as well. Learn about what injections are available for your condtion.

Knee Injections
Injections of Synvisc, Cortisone, and other medications are commonly performed in the knee joint. How is a knee injection done? Is it painful? How can pain be minimized?

Synvisc
Synvisc may be effective against pain in some patients with osteoarthritis of the knees and may delay the need for replacement surgery.

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