Coffee and tea may cause arthritic-like pain.

Back in October 2012, I hurt my left knee prying myself out of the bucket seat of my car just once too often. I should have moved the seat back rather than twist my leg to get out, but as they say, that’s Monday morning quarterback.

As the days and weeks and months went by, the pain grew worse despite visits to the chiropractor and daily doses of Advil, which I hated taking. I got some relief from the Velvet Antler supplement my friend recommended, but the stiffness persisted to the point where I resolved I’d just have to live with it.

I have a hard time going down stairs, can’t kneel under any circumstance, and am unable to walk for more than a half-mile without suffering for it later. 

That is until now. Today. Three and a half years later. What has changed? I find this hard to believe, but I’ll tell you, and I promise, every word is true.

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