Viscosupplementation is a procedure by which a lubricating fluid is injected into a joint and is often used to treat symptoms of osteoarthritis.

Canada Diagnostic Centres offers three types of viscosupplements:

Monovisc®

Monovisc® is a single dose hyaluronic acid injection approved for treatment of osteoarthritis and requires only one appointment per joint. Monovisc® delivers the highest total dose of hyaluronic acid available and is not manufactured from animal parts, lowering the risk for allergic reactions.

More information can be found on KneePainRelief.ca

Orthovisc®

Orthovisc® is a single dose hyaluronic acid injection approved for treatment of osteoarthritis and requires only one appointment per joint. Orthovisc® delivers the highest total dose of hyaluronic acid of any options currently available and is not manufactured from animal parts, lowering the risk for allergic reactions.

More information can be found on KneePainRelief.ca

Cingal

CingalTMis indicated for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis of the knee in patients who have failed to respond to other treatments.

CingalTM is a single injection containing borth a steroid + hyaluronic acid. The steroid provides immediate relief by reducing inflammation while the hyaluronic acid provides long-lasting pain relief.

More information can be found on KneePainRelief.ca

Viscosupplementation Pricing

Viscosupplementation is provided on a per fee basis and is not covered by Alberta Health Care.

Monovisc 4cc $250
Orthovisc 2cc $135
Cingal 4cc  $315
Exam Duration: 30 Minutes – 60 Minutes