IOVERA

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.




Benefits include:


Patients experience the following:

  • Less need for pain medications
  • Less stiffness after surgery
  • Decreased knee pain
  • Improved symptoms
  • Provides immediate pain relief





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