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2014-09-16 23:12:08

A local Plano office is now providing a safe and effective alternative for total knee replacement therapy. Plano, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Total knee replacement surgery—also known as knee arthroplasty—is a procedure performed when a patient’s knee has degraded to the point where it no longer functions or causes severe pain. Usually, knee replacement surgery is necessary for patients who suffer from severe osteoarthritis and have impeded mobility. Apex Physical Medicine has...

2014-09-16 23:12:07

A local Atlanta office is providing a safe and effective alternative for total knee replacement therapy. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Total knee replacement surgery—also known as knee arthroplasty—is a procedure performed when a patient’s knee has degraded to the point where it no longer functions or causes severe pain. Usually, knee replacement surgery is necessary for patients who suffer from severe osteoarthritis and have impeded mobility. Perimeter Spine &...

2014-07-21 16:25:53

ATLANTA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one in five adults in the U.S. have arthritis, and 60% are under age 65. The number of people with arthritis is continuing to increase making it more important than ever to communicate to them often overlooked pain management options. Everyone knows physical activity and weight management are good for overall health, but not many people know the positive impact they can have on...

2014-07-08 10:15:27

University of Oxford Partial knee replacement surgery is safer than total knee replacement, according to a new study published in The Lancet today (July 8). A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, funded by Arthritis Research UK and the Royal College of Surgeons, found that: Although the risk of life-threatening complications from knee replacement surgery is very small, people who undergo total knee replacement are four times more likely to die in the first month after...

2014-06-05 13:31:08

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Knee replacement surgeries far outpace hip replacement surgeries over past 20 years The number of total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, while the number of total hip replacements (THR) doubled during the same time period. A study appearing in the June Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that an increase in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the U.S. accounted for 95 percent of the...

2014-05-14 08:31:36

FREDERICK, Md., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced drug-free consumer medical devices, today announced more detail on the interim results of a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled trial on osteoarthritis of the knee (knee pain) using ActiPatch® Therapy. The interim results are now published online at the EULAR (European League against Arthritis) conference website at https://b-com.mci-group.com/AbstractList/EULAR2014.aspx...

2014-05-02 23:05:37

Orthopedic surgeons at La Peer Health Systems’ Knee Surgery Center of Excellence in Los Angeles discuss new evidence that milk helps hold off osteoarthritis of the knee. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 According to new research published by the American College of Rheumatology, women who make a habit of consuming low-fat or fat-free milk show a slower progression of knee osteoarthritis. The study also found that women who consume cheese experience faster onset of the disease....

2014-03-30 23:21:50

At Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO), a collaborative team of multi-specialist orthopedic surgeons and experienced physical and occupational therapists work together to bring the best outcomes to patients dealing with chronic knee issues including pain relief, recovery and rehabilitation. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 As the largest joint in the body the knee is extremely vulnerable to injury. In fact, more than 10 million people seek out a doctors’ advice every year due to common...

2014-03-14 08:27:35

New study to measure patient outcomes following non-surgical autologous stem cell procedures for treatment of the common degenerative condition DENVER, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regenerative Sciences, Inc., a company dedicated to advancing orthopedic care through non-surgical adult stem cell procedures, today announced the start of a new clinical research study on the use of autologous stem cells for treating knee osteoarthritis. Photo -...

2014-03-04 23:02:22

The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) releases new evidence-based guidelines for the non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee that, for the first time, are targeted to differing patient characteristics. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) releases new evidence-based guidelines for the non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee that, for the first time, are targeted to differing patient...


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