Knee injection - viscosupplementation treatment information and locations in Mexico

Knee injection or viscosupplementation treatment is suggested for patients suffering from osteoarthritis or arthritis, and other methods did not help relieve symptoms.
Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage wears off causing pain, stiffness, and swelling that limits the movement of the joint. The knee injection consists of injecting a thick fluid into the knee joint. This fluid aims to reduce the symptoms and improve the movement of the knee.
Although its most popular application is on the knee, viscosupplementation treatment can also be applied to other joints such as the hip, wrist, and shoulder.
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Benefits
Save up to 75%
Can delay surgery
Alleviate symptoms
Minimally invasive procedure
Can be performed on other joints
Knee injection
Procedure: 30 min.
Hospital stay: 5 - 15 min.
Cleared to fly: 1 day
After surgery
Out of town patients do not require follow-ups with the orthopedic surgeon after the procedure. Patients are clear to fly after one day of the knee injection.
Note: Follow-ups can be arranged as face-to-face or virtually. If needed, you can go to your primary care physician to remove sutures or get medication adjustments.
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Cancún, Q. Roo.
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Knee injection frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the procedure.
Am I a candidate for a knee injection?
Knee injection is recommended on patients with osteoarthritis and other kinds of arthritis.
How do I prepare for a knee injection?
On the day of the procedure, is recommended to wear loose clothing to facilitate the application. If you have a new symptom or are taking medication tell your orthopedist.
What can I expect during recovery?
After the procedure, you might have mild pain and swelling. It may take several weeks before you can notice an improvement.
Will I need more than one knee injection?
The knee injection or viscosupplementation can be applied every 6 months. If you didn’t have the expected results your specialist can recommend other treatments like knee replacement surgery.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.