This is a thick gel-like solution which works as a shock absorber and lubricant in the knee joint. It is intended to provide relief to osteoarthritis knee pain when physical therapy, exercise, and painkillers have failed. It is usually injected into your knee and can give you up to six months of relief. Hymovis is administered in two-injection regimen that are a week apart. Before you go for repeat treatment, consult with your doctor if another therapy is necessary. After receiving the injection, it is recommended that you stay away from strenuous exercises.