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Joints (was RE: rough month)

  • Subject: Joints (was RE: rough month)
  • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 07:45:56 -0700

I'm getting pretty creaky in the knees too. I stopped taking the stairs
a couple years ago because I could hear the grinding noise from my knee
in the quiet stairwell and it made me cringe. Didn't hurt but I couldn't
stand to listen. Now I'm getting pain occasionally while I hike and I am
very careful about squatting down or jumping off my horse. I guess that
glucosamine stuff doesn't really work; I gave it to my dog for years and
I thought it helped her but I've read a lot of studies since then that
say it's mostly a placebo.


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Daryl
Sent: Saturday, May 30, 2009 7:03 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] rough month

Yes, there are Supartz and its kin, like Synvisc. I've had 3 series of
Supartz injections over the last few years. The first one worked really
well, the second time around it didn't work until about a month after
series finished, and then only lasted about 4 months. The third series
winter didn't do diddly, except cause a lot of pain every week after the

injections. Still, I'd recommend them to anybody with arthritis in their



----- Original Message -----
From: <holmesbm@usit.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, May 30, 2009 9:23 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] rough month

> We need a good invention...permanent WD40 for the joints.  There is
> something now but it only lasts a few months.  I have a small spot on
> right knee that is bare...right where I kneel...years of gardening,
> getting
> on the floor to clean or play, etc.  I have to go down on my left knee
> first so I don't put all my weight on that spot on my right.  I have
> to take care of myself over the years but somethings just wear out.
> you get a good solution soon.

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