What is Iovera?
Iovera is a minimally invasive form of modern cryotherapy that uses the body’s natural response to cold to temporarily reduce knee pain. It is administered as a stand-alone treatment or before surgery to help reduce pain and minimize the need for narcotic.
How does it work?
After local numbing of the area a Smart Tip is inserted in the pain site and a treatment is performed. A precise cold zone is formed under the skin to stop the pain but not damage the surrounding tissues.
Patients experience the following:
Less need for pain medications
Less stiffness after surgery
Provides immediate pain relief