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UntitledAGINGAging can be difficult.  It is a fact of life that parts of our body begin to wear out as we age.  I have struggled with osteoarthritis in my knees for many years.  In the Fall of 2011 I took a trip with my two daughters to New York.   It was the first visit to New York for all three of us and we had an incredible time!  It was a once in a lifetime experience.  It seemed we walked a hundred miles that week.  For my knees, it was the beginning of the end.

The pain in my knees became increasingly worse making simple tasks excruciatingly painful.   My doctor recommended cortisone injections.  The injections are uncomfortable, but definitely worth it if they alleviate some of the pain.  The first set of injections were very beneficial.  The pain relief lasted approximately 4 months and I was back for another round.  To my disappointment the second set of cortisone injections were not successful.  Again, at my doctors recommendation I consented to a series of viscosupplement injections.  These injections brought no relief to the pain in my knees. read more….