Gel injections for the knee involve a surgeon removing excess fluid from the knee before injecting hyaluronic acid, a gel-like fluid, into the knee. This acid naturally occurs within the synovial fluid that lubricates th... More »

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Viscosupplementation treats pain caused by mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis with a gel injection to the joint, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Although viscosupplementation relieves pain an... More »

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Bone-on-bone knee pain, or osteoarthritis, commonly includes symptoms like swelling, a feeling of warmth in the joint, stiffness and sounds when moving the knee, according to WebMD. Additional symptoms can include pain t... More »

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Treatments for Baker's knee, also referred to as a Baker's cyst, include corticosteroid injections to minimize pain and inflammation, needle aspiration treatments to remove fluid and ice therapy to minimize swelling, acc... More »

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During a rooster injection on a knee, the doctor cleans an injection site near the kneecap, inserts a needle and withdraws any extra fluid from the knee area, and then through the same needle injects a solution containin... More »

As of 2015, the latest injection for knee pain is hyaluronic acid, according to Cleveland Clinic. Hyaluronic acid injections and corticosteroid injections are the most effective treatments for knee osteoarthritis. Platel... More »

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Doctors treat bursitis of the knee using over-the-counter pain medication, antibiotics or steroid injections, according to Drugs.com. When these methods are ineffective, the doctor may perform surgery to remove the bursa... More »