Injections for Hip & Knee Conditions
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?
With a careful assessment of the benefits, cortisone is a very useful and effective tool in any orthopaedic practice. Cortisone injections are used to treat inflammation caused by many common orthopedic problems.
Synvisc may be effective against pain in some patients with osteoarthritis of the knees and may delay the need for replacement surgery.