A new treatment option available for patients struggling with chronic knee pain without the use of drugs or pharmaceuticals.
The iovera treatment uses the body’s natural response to cold to immediately reduce knee pain without leaving anything behind. Using cryotherapy (cold therapy), the device precisely targets the source of your pain for immediate and lasting relief without the use of drugs or pharmaceuticals. Performed in our office under local anesthetic, the ioverao treatment is FDA cleared to block pain.
How does the ioverao treatment work?
The iovera treatment uses a small needle to apply targeted, cold therapy to a peripheral nerve which immediately prevents the nerve from sending pain signals. The effect of the cold on the nerve is temporary and does not cause permanent damage because it leaves the structural components of the nerve intact. The nerve is restored to function after several months.
Most patients experience immediate pain reduction after treatment. The duration of the pain relief depends on the location of the nerve being treated. Typically results last between two and three months and can extend to as long as six months. There is little downtime following treatment, and you should be able to resume your normal activities on the day of treatment.