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Taken Supartz injection. Knee pain, hard knot in knee. What happened?

Yes I had my last supartz injection to my right knee a month and a half ago. He was moving the needle around A LOT he hit something in my knee that made me jump and pain through all of my leg. So now i still have brusing and there is a hard knot in my knee where the injection site was. It hurts to walk or bend my knee. What could he have done?
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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Good evening. Well there is possibility that the knot could be due to the needle hitting the synovial tissue( the lining of the knee cartilage) which has caused it s hypertrophy. Supartz injection is usually to fill in the hyaluronic acid to provide lubrication. You need to consult an orthopaedics once if it is still paining. You may need to undergo an MRI to look for the exact cause. Hope the information was helpful
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