Visco Lubricant Knee injections
Synvisc and Hyalgan polymers are injectionss used to treat knee pain caused by osteoarthritis (OA) in patients who have already been treated with pain relievers (e.g., acetaminophen) and other non-drug treatments that did not work well. These injections are similar to a substance that occurs naturally in the joints. It works by acting like a lubricant and shock absorber in the joints and helps the joints to work properly. This medicine is to be administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.
Researcher has noted a 47% reduction in pain during the procedure, a 41.7% reduction in pain two weeks after the injection, and a 35.5% increase in the length of time participants experienced pain relief after the injection.