BayCare Clinic Minute: iovera° pain block

Hello and welcome to the BayCare Clinic Minute. We’re here to talk about iovera Doctor Limoni what’s iovera? We’ve been Diligently seeking to find alternative treatments that try to diminish pain around knee replacement surgery it’s traditionally known as a fairly painful surgery, and we’re also trying to tackle the the Narcotic epidemic in the United States so iovera is a new treatment that we’re providing Prior to knee surgery the technique is placed in a ice cold needle next to the sensory nerves around the knee and it basically freezes the knee Pain for about two months the advantage here is patients come to the surgery. It’s a lot less anxiety About how things are going to go through the surgery because they don’t essentially a lot of times have much pain But the real advantage is after surgery number one. They don’t have a lot of the side effects of narcotics and number two it really Promotes a fast rehab from their knee replacement surgery great. Well. Thank you, and that’s all the time We have we’ll see you again soon

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