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Why Knee Surgery Should Be A Last Resort

Knee Osteoarthritis after Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy Prevalence and Progression of Radiographic Changes after 5 to 12 Years Compared with Contralateral Knee. The Knee Study The purpose of this study was to study the clinical and radiographic changes in the knee after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) at a long-term follow-up compared with the contralateral knee. We assessed 57 patients (38 males and 19 females) with pre- and postoperative weight-bearing radiography with a follow-up ranging from 5.1 to 12.1 years (mean: 8.1)…

Nutritious Punch To Regenerative Medicine

Please take a few minutes to browse the over 60 slides containing important nutritional information on how you can help your body to better cope with chronic pain.

Why Do I Have Pain?

Pain is a normal response of the body when damage has occurred or something is wrong. It's like an alarm clock; letting us no we have to stop what we are doing or take some type of corrective action. Without pain life would be difficult and dangerous. We would have to be on constant alert because we would not know when something's wrong which could lead to more serious or life-threatening problems. For example, when your hand touches something hot…

Bill Nye, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy and Dancing With The Stars

When people think of dancing the last thing that would usually come to mind is Bill Nye (the science guy). But, with the newest season of Dancing With The Stars on ABC Mr. Bill Nye himself has been an able bodied competitor with the help of Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) before his performance last night. Nye suffered a knee injury that made him able to continue on with the contest. USA Today quoted Nye's conversation with Brook Burke-Charvet in…

Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections For Baltimore Pitcher

Yet another major league baseball athlete is using PRP - Platelet Rich Plasma to treat severe tightness in his arm. Baltimore Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy will stay off the field until a problem with extreme tightness in his right forearm and elbow are healed. Just like many athletes before him Bundy will visit the doctor for platelet-rich plasma injections. PRP has been proven to have a in helping athletes of all types reduce pain so they can continue to compete…