Orthovisc injections are almost always covered by insurance and provide a long lasting effect of reduced pain, improved range of motion and decreased inflammation.
Health InformationKnee arthritis effects millions of people every year in the United States. It takes away normal life activities due to the pain and swelling the arthritis causes.
Medical TreatmentsWhen dealing with arthritis of the knee, your choices are limited. Many doctors will offer steroid injections. These are short-lived normally and can damage the ligaments around the knee. A form of surgery, either a knee scope or knee replacement is usually the last option. We offer Viscosupplementation with Orthovisc because it can pad the knee allowing decreased inflammation and pain.
Symptom CheckSymptoms range from: aching, pain at any point around the knee but most commonly under the knee cap, inflammation and swelling.
Why Us?Since almost always viscosupplementation is covered by insurance, we have people drive from all over the DFW metroplex to get this amazing treatment.
Top 6 Frequently Asked Questions
1. Does the procedure hurt?
Our providers take every precaution to minimize pain. Our patients tell us that it doesn't hurt any more than getting blood drawn.
2. How can I prepare for my visit?
Once you make an appointment, we will send you an email with a confirmation time and also our paperwork to fill out prior to your appointment. When you arrive, you will see the provider immediately to discuss your case in detail to be sure you are a good candidate for the procedure.
3. What do I do after treatment?
Most patients resume their daily activities a few hours after treatment.
4. When will I see results?
Generally it takes 2-3 weeks to see start seeing results.
5. How many treatments will I need?
Our protocol generally requires 4 treatments.
6. Does insurance cover the procedure?
Yes most insurance plans will cover the procedure.