Non-operative Procedures

IOVERA Focused Cold Therapy ™

Focused Cold Therapy ™ is a patented technology that harnesses the power of cold to treat chronic knee pain. Peripheral nerves treated with Focused Cold Therapy ™ are temporarily stopped from signaling for a set period of time, followed by a restoration of function.The device applies a focused cold in order to interrupt the nerves that are causing your pain. The procedure is performed in office, and takes approximately 20 minutes per knee.

Viscosupplementation

Viscosupplementationis a procedure where a thick fluid called hyaluronic acid is injected into the knee joint. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance found in the synovial (joint) fluid. It acts as a lubricant to enable bones to move smoothly over each other and as a shock absorber for joint loads.

Cortisone Injections

  • Cortisone is a corticosteroid. Corticosteroids have potent anti-inflammatory effects. They can also help regulate your immune system’s activity.
  • The goal of a cortisone injection is to regulate the immune system or reduce inflammation. Reducing inflammation helps relieve pain.
  • Cortisone Injections are most commonly used to treat symptoms associated with:
    • Baker’s cyst, Bursitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Chondromalacia patella, De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, Frozen shoulder, Osteoarthritis, Plantar fasciitis, Certain forms of Arthritis, Rotator cuff injury, Tendinitis, Tennis elbow