- April 3rd 2014
Retirees these days just are not what they used to be. Back in our grandparents' day, when older people developed osteoarthritis they were relegated to the rocking chair. They would sit at home all day, trying their best to stay off their sore knees and avoid aggravating their osteoarthritis symptoms. These days, this is not the lifestyle that many grandparents want. They want to stay active, walking the dog, playing with the grandkids and getting out shopping, and they do not want their osteoarthritis to keep them cooped up inside. Some may use pain relievers or anti-inflammatories to relieve their symptoms, but others prefer not to add even more medication to their daily regimen.
To avoid arthritis medications, many patients opt for a different option, hyaluronic acid injections. Injections of SYNVISC® or other similar products can help lubricate and cushion your patient's knee or other joint. Instead of their bones rubbing together painfully as they walk, your patient eff [Read more]