for Knees app to help you
get ready for surgery
If your knee specialist recommends a total knee replacement, it can help to have support while you’re preparing for and recovering from surgery. Patients who plan ahead and know what to expect before, during and after surgery may have a better knee replacement experience.
The Health Partner for Knees mobile app connects you to science-based information and tools to help you both prepare for and recover from your knee replacement surgery. From exercise and nutrition, to coping with pain, to understanding your treatment, the app’s weekly lessons help set you on your path for success. The app is also personalized to you, based on your surgery date, to offer you relevant information during each phase of your knee replacement journey — from 4 weeks before your surgery to the 12 weeks after.
As you interact with the app, you’ll receive:
The app can be downloaded for free in the Apple App Store and is designed for people who have already scheduled total knee replacement surgery. Just enter your information and surgery date and you’ll gain access to videos and articles that are relevant for your stage in the pre- or post-surgery process.
Visit the app store today from your mobile device to download the Health Partner for Knees mobile app.
High Molecular Weight Hyaluronan is indicated in the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee in patients who have failed to respond adequately to conservative nonpharmacologic therapy and to simple analgesics, e.g., acetaminophen. In clinical studies, the most commonly reported adverse events for ORTHOVISC were arthralgia, back pain, and headache. Other side effects included local injection site adverse events. In clinical studies, the most commonly reported adverse events for MONOIVISC were arthralgia, joint swelling and injection site pain.
ORTHOVISC and MONOVISC are contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to hyaluronate formulations or known hypersensitivity (allergy) to gram positive bacterial proteins. ORTHOVISC and MONOVISC should not be injected in patients with infections or skin diseases in the area of the injection site or joint. MONOVISC should not be administered to patients with known bleeding disorders
As with any medical treatment, individual results may vary. There are potential risks and recovery takes time. People with conditions limiting rehabilitation should not have this surgery. Only an orthopaedic surgeon can tell if knee arthroscopy is right for you.
The performance of knee replacements depends on age, weight, activity level and other factors. There are potential risks and recovery takes time. People with conditions limiting rehabilitation should not have this surgery. Only an orthopaedic surgeon can tell if knee replacement is right for you.