Tag Archives: joint pain

“My Experience with a New Knee!” – By Vince Rua

My left knee received a total knee replacement January 7, 2014, compliments of Jared Roberts and his team at Capital Region Orthopedics.  My post-op rehab has been overseen by Mark Garcia of Kingston Plaza Physical Therapy and Dr. David Ness, Sports Medicine and Chiropractor in New Paltz, NY.  Mark provided exercise guidance for 8 weeks…
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“Training and Competing Without Limits” – By Joseph Kopito

When I was playing lacrosse for the Stony Brook University Seawolves, I tore the lateral and medial meniscus in my left knee. I had two orthopedic surgeries – at ages 18 and 20 – and my meniscus was removed. I was diagnosed with degenerative arthritis in my left knee. My orthopedic surgeon told me to…
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Lubricating Your Joint Engine: Hyaluronic Acid

As early as 1974, studies show that unless the hyaluronic acid (HA) in your body is replenished as you age, the natural lubrication of your cartilage, tendons, muscle and connective tissue degrades. Your body is then exposed to increasing friction in these complex joint systems, and degeneration occurs. Early “joint supplements” took a narrow approach…
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Is that Glucosamine and Chondroitin?

We travel all around the United States attending trade shows and conferences –meeting with physicians, physical therapists and elite athletes, introducing them to Play Again.  And because we’re pretty new to most people, we hear this question a lot: “Play Again?  What’s that?  A joint supplement?  Is it glucosamine and chondroitin?” The short answer is…
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