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Knee injection – Supartz

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Results May vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as typical. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Below are merely personal stories and do not guarantee success.

What is the use of knee injection?

Knee injections are used to relieve pain when medication is unable to reduce pain and patients do not want to opt for surgery. Osteoarthritis, Inflammation causes the knee pain which affects the life of the patient by making it uncomfortable. Knee pain influences the routine activities of the person. Knee injections can be the alternative for surgery.

What is Supartz knee injection?

Supartz knee injection is a disc supplement. It is a derivative of hyaluronic acid. Supartz injection contains an injectable solution formed of purified sodium hyaluronate which is also known as hyaluronic acid. Sodium hyaluronate is extracted from chicken and rooster combs. Supartz injection is a nonpharmacologic and nonsurgical therapy to relieve knee pain and improve the range of motion.

How Supartz knee injection works?

Knee contains synovial fluid which provides lubrication and cushioning. Supartz when injected into the knee, it replaces lost or diseased synovial fluid in the knee joint. The cause of knee pain is diseased synovial fluid so when it is replaced by Supartz solution, it reduces the pain. The specific target of Supartz solution is osteoarthritis pain in the knee.

Is Supartz knee injection safe?

Common Supartz treatments have not shown any side effects. Most patients who received Supartz injection are satisfied and experienced improved mobility and reduced pain. Multiple clinical studies indicate effectiveness of Supartz and it is as safe as saline. Till now more than 350 million Supartz injections are administered worldwide.

Who can take Supartz knee injection?

Supartz knee injection is the right treatment for those people who have:

  • Osteoarthritis knee pain
  • Pain during knee movement
  • Joint inactivity or soreness
  • Not getting knee pain relief from physical therapy, walking or exercise
  • Not feeling relieved even after taking pain medications such as ibuprofen, naproxen, and acetaminophen.
  • Don’t want to go for knee replacement or surgery
  • Are there any side effects of Supartz?

    Some patients have experienced some minor side effects after receiving Supartz knee injection. Side effects include stiffness, puffiness or swelling at the site of injection, headache, stomach pain, back pain, numbness, and tiredness.