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Championing Mobility: Vince's journey to Rome with Synolis

Vince Mattei, far right, on the podium in Rome


Synolis VA, an innovative HA (Hyaluronic Acid) product, is revolutionizing the landscape of orthopedic care. Specifically crafted for highly active individuals, it aims to alleviate chronic joint pain while preserving mobility—a paramount factor for athletes and individuals engaged in physically demanding activities.

Here, we share a story of success with Synolis VA.

A Champion's Struggle

Vince Mattei, a 60-year-old Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and revered instructor from St. Catherines, Canada, embodies resilience and dedication in his sport.

For nearly four decades, Vince thrived in the arena of combat sports. Yet, the past 11 years posed an immense challenge for him. Sidelined by chronic knee pain and dysfunction, Vince begun to consider the reality of his condition.

"I thought I would never be able to compete at a high level again"

With the European BJJ Championship in Rome on the horizon, Vince found himself at a crossroads. Determined to find a way to compete, he turned to Synolis VA. In a matter of weeks, the results were remarkable.

"After being injected, I regained a majority of my knee's mobility, allowing me to train aggressively for the upcoming competition"

Stepping onto the mat in the masters division, Vince's determination and the support of Synolis VA propelled him forward. In a display of grit and resurgence, he secured a remarkable third-place finish in his weight class within the prestigious Blackbelt rank.

"I would not have been able to achieve this result without Synolis. But more importantly, it allowed me to get back to doing things I enjoyed after the competition, like hiking and cycling. It gave me back my youth"

Synolis VA—A Testament to Possibilities

Vince Mattei's journey stands as a testament to the transformative power of Synolis VA. Designed explicitly for movement and tailored for individuals like Vince, it not only facilitated his return to high-level competition but rekindled the passions he thought were lost.

For medical professionals attending to patients seeking to regain peak performance despite chronic discomfort, Vince's story echoes the potential of Synolis VA—a beacon of hope for those striving to reclaim their vitality and pursue their passions unhindered by joint pain.


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