Synvisc is a way to treat your osteoarthritis (OA) knee pain right at the source. Made from a natural substance that lubricates and cushions your joint, it can provide up to six months of knee pain relief with just one injection.
How does Synvisc work?
In knees with osteoarthritis, the joint fluid (called synovial fluid) can break down and not provide the cushioning your knee needs. Synvisc supplements your knee fluid to relieve the pain and improve the knee joint’s natural shock absorbing abilities.
A. Cartilage wears away B. Bone spurs may develop
C. Joint fluid breaks down D. Synvisc replaces joint fluid
Who is a candidate for Synvisc?
Patients with knee osteoarthritis who have tried diet, exercise and over-the-counter pain medication but still have pain, should talk to their doctor to see if Synvisc is right for them.
How is Synvisc is administered?
Synvisc is a simple, in-office procedure that only takes a few minutes.
What can you can expect from Synvisc knee injection?
Everyone responds differently, many patients experienced relief starting one month after the injection. Synvisc can be repeated safely, so keep track of your symptoms and talk with us if your knee pain begins to return.