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2012-08-15 23:00:39

"Arthritis of ankle is being treated with cell therapy at the Center for Regenerative Medicin," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 "Trauma to Ankle joint can cause arthritis," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. The ankle joint is known as a diarthrodial joint. Of all the joints in the body it is probably the joint...

2012-07-25 10:46:58

Cleveland Clinic team simulates cartilage response to loading A Cleveland Clinic research team is developing virtual models of human knee joints to better understand how tissues and their individual cells react to heavy loads — virtual models that someday can be used to understand damage mechanisms caused by the aging process or debilitating diseases, such as osteoarthritis. Led by Ahmet Erdemir, Ph.D., the team is leveraging the powerful computing systems of the Ohio...

2012-07-13 23:01:51

The Hand and Wrist Institute, founded by the premiere orthopedic hand specialist Los Angeles Dr. John Knight now offers treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Rheumatoid arthritis is different from osteoarthritis. Though osteoarthritis attacks the joints, rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, affects many systems throughout the body. It´s an autoimmune disease, which means that the body´s immune system attacks its own cells. No one knows why the body...

2012-07-08 23:00:40

"Trauma to Ankle joint can cause arthritis," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) July 08, 2012 "Trauma to Ankle joint can cause arthritis," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. The ankle joint is known as a diarthrodial joint. Of all the joints in the body it is probably the joint most resistant to a degenerative condition. This...

2012-05-28 23:00:07

"Arthritis of ankle being treated now at the center for regenerative medicine,"according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 "Trauma to Ankle joint can cause arthritis," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. The ankle join is known as a diarthrodial joint. Of all the joints in the body it is probably the joint most resistant to a...

2012-05-23 02:24:41

WARSAW, Ind., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- People suffering from severe hip or knee pain due to osteoarthritis wait, on average, seven to 11 years before undergoing joint replacement surgery.[i] Many people delay hip or knee replacement surgery due to fear, misinformation or a lack of awareness about treatment options. That's why DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. (DePuy) is teaming up with Ellyn Spragins, author of the best-selling "Letters to My Younger Self®" book series to introduce the "Had I...

2012-05-22 06:25:08

PITTSBURGH, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New recommendations from the American Society of Clinical Rheumatologists (ASCR), published in Postgraduate Medicine[1], highlight updated management recommendations for patients with acute gout. These new recommendations come at a time when the incidence of gout is soaring; 8.3 million Americans are estimated to be gout patients[2]. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...

2012-05-03 06:26:44

ATLANTA, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- May is Arthritis Action Month - a time when Americans across the country are lacing up their walking shoes to join the fight against the nation's leading cause of disability. Through June, several hundred cities across the country will host an Arthritis Walk, an annual event held by the Arthritis Foundation to raise funds to fight arthritis and spread the message that regular movement can help prevent and treat arthritis. More than just aches and pains,...

2012-05-01 06:27:43

ATLANTA, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arthritis Foundation commences national Arthritis Action Month today by challenging Americans to begin taking steps to reduce the burden of arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Throughout the month, the Foundation aims to dispel common myths, highlight warning signs, and educate people on early actions that can protect joints and stave off arthritis. Arthritis is an umbrella term for more than 100 diseases. It...

2012-02-10 15:19:00

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center used new tools they developed to analyze knees and hips and discovered that osteoarthritic knee joints are in a constant state of repair, while hip joints are not. "This suggests the knee has capacity for repair we didn't know about and the main treatment strategy probably would need to focus on turning off the breakdown of knee tissue," said Virginia Kraus, M.D., Ph.D., professor of Rheumatology and Immunology at Duke. "I was hugely surprised...