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Paula Diggins: Finding pain relief from knee OA and improving her lifestyle with Synvisc-One®

Before using Synvisc-One®, I could not bear weight without experiencing pain in my left knee. ​ I had pain in the right knee/hip because I was compensating for the left knee. I also had pain at nighttime, so I had disrupted sleep all night and woke up not rested…

Don Bahnuik: former football player with osteoarthritis of the knee improves mobility with Synvisc-One®

Don experienced instability in his right knee after tearing the remaining part of his ACL (originally a football injury) while hiking 18 years ago. Approximately five years ago, this instability transitioned to pain and discomfort in his right knee, and within…

Bruny Surin: staying healthy while travelling with osteoarthritis of the knee, and found knee pain relief

Hear how Olympic gold medal winner Bruny Surin balances travel, living with osteoarthritis of the knee, and finds pain relief with Synvisc®hyaluronic acid injections. You may have heard Bruny’s story​ as an Olympic athlete when he first discovered …

Louis McNeil: the story of a former competitive skier living with osteoarthritis of the knee

Louis McNeil is a businessman and operates restaurants in the Québec City area. Managing five establishments with around 350 employees means that he is constantly on the move. Previously a ski guide in the Alps, Louis was also a competitive skier …

Bruny Surin: balancing sport, business and osteoarthritis of the knee

Bruny Surin requires no introduction. An elite athlete, Bruny became famous at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, winning a Gold medal in the 4 x 100 m relay. An eight-time 100 metre Canadian Champion, he has a personal record of…

Synvisc-One®​ (hylan G-F 20)​ is a gel-like fluid, containing a derivative of hyaluronic acid, that is used as a temporary replacement and supplement for joint fluid. Synvisc-One®is the only formulation that mimics the elasticity and thickness of joint fluid​ (called synovial fluid). Synvisc-One®​ can provide relief for knee pain and decrease discomfort, allowing more extensive movement of the knee. SYNVISC®/Synvisc-One®​ is the most widely-used across Canada and is the only one that can be used for all stages of joint and knee pathology.

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Last updated: 18/12/2020
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