Osteoarthritis, a degenerative, progressive disease develops slowly and the pain it causes worsens over time. With knee osteoarthritis, the natural production of synovial fluid in your knee joint is reduced, causing pain and discomfort. Osteoarthritis knee pain that fails to respond adequately to conservative non-pharmacologic therapy and to simple analgesics can be treated successfully with hyaluronic acid injections at HealthQuest. FDA-approved orthovisc is an ultra-pure, high molecular weight injectable hyaluronic acid (HA) viscosupplement used to treat joint pain caused by osteoarthritis.
Based in Brooklyn, New York, HealthQuest is one of the pioneers in providing joint injection drug treatment protocol that aids in restoring the natural joint fluid, offering remarkable Knee pain relief. With the expertise of our skilled clinicians who have been working with this viscosupplementation injection for over ten years, viable patients are selected for this in-office procedure.
Orthovisc hyaluronic acid injection into the knee joints restores the hyaluronan that cushions, protects and lubricates your knee joint. With better cushioning, your knee can move and function better. Contained in a single-use syringe, this non-avian sourced viscosupplementation derived from bacterial cells provides several advantages such as:
Orthovisc is injected into the joint in a series of 3 to 4 intra-articular injections spaced one week apart. We have been providing benefits to the community for nearly 25 years and are honored to continue that tradition with this therapy.
Who Is the Right Candidate?
Ideal candidates for this joint injection treatment are those without any –
Our physicians recommend avoiding any activities that put stress on your knee such as jogging, tennis, heavy lifting, or standing on your feet for more than an hour for 48 hours after receiving an injection of hyaluronate.
At HealthQuest, we have insurance personnel dedicated to qualifying your benefits to cover the procedure and as always convenient appointments are available six days a week. We accept most major medical insurance plans as well as Medicare, No-Fault, and Workers' Compensation.
If you feel as if your function has been limited, your quality of life or daily activity diminished, or to learn more about knee pain treatment options we offer, do not hesitate to call and consult with our office at 718-769-2521 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.