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2013-07-19 23:04:45

Dr. Kevin Plancher of Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine discusses with Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos of the Hands-On Companies how to prevent and overcome summer sports injuries. -From Hands-On News. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 After a long winter and the beautiful entrance of spring and summer arrive, people of all ages are encouraged and immediately thrust into their favorite sport activities. "We see a large semblance of people running, because we like to be...

2013-07-15 13:01:36

A natural tissue graft can spur regeneration of cartilage and improve symptoms in patients who have cartilage damage in their knee, according to a study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery. The new research, the first case-series evaluation of De Novo NT Natural Tissue Graft, will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), to be held July 11-14, in Chicago. "The results at this time are encouraging," said lead author of...

2013-07-11 13:21:27

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) surgery is a common knee injury procedure, but the overall incidence rate of having to go through it again within 24 months is 6 times greater than someone who has never had an ACL tear, according to researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. "In our study, female athletes after ACLR demonstrated more than four times greater rate of injury within 24...

2013-07-09 23:28:48

Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries, occurring in people of all ages, both athletes and non-athletes. Leading Orthopaedist Dr. Stuart Styles provides tips for understanding torn meniscus treatment. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Knee problems send almost 20 million people to a doctor's office each year. Injuries to the knees are common to all sports and cumulative wear and tear on the knee sends large numbers of older people to doctors' offices as well. “The...

2013-07-09 20:21:56

TAMPA, Fla., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem Cell Therapy for knee joint pain has been involved in multiple clinical trials worldwide. In the United States trials for knee arthritis and back pain with degenerative disc disease have undergone safety trials and phase studies for effectiveness. The safety profile for stem cell therapy in joints has been proven. Adverse effects are not seen as related to the stem cells. These studies were conducted with allogenic (other people's) stem...

2013-07-09 12:27:39

NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soft Tissue Regeneration, Inc. announced the enrollment of its first patient in a clinical trial of the company's L-C Ligament®, a bioresorbable scaffold for soft tissue regeneration of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee. The patient was implanted at Isala Klinieken in Zwolle, The Netherlands, by a team led by Dr. Kees van Egmond and supervised by Drs. Robert Arciero and Robert Stanton of the United States. The implant...

2013-06-28 23:24:28

People that suffer from severe pain in the knees or hips often do not know where to turn for useful information or treatment options. The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers have created a solution by offering free and informative seminars to educate joint pain sufferers on what they can do to rid themselves of pain in the knees and hips. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Most people try their best to ignore severe joint pain in hopes that it will go away; however, arthritis pain tends...

2013-06-26 08:31:15

- FX006 Provides Pain Relief Signal That is Among the Largest Seen in Osteoarthritis Clinical Trials - BURLINGTON, Mass., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flexion Therapeutics, Inc., today reported that its lead compound FX006, a novel intra-articular (IA), sustained release steroid, demonstrated pain relief that is of both greater magnitude and longer duration than the most commonly prescribed immediate release steroid, triamcinolone acetonide (TCA IR), in a Phase 2b dose-ranging...

2013-06-25 23:31:49

Remedy For Bow Legs created by Elena Johnson is a new bow legs treatment book that provides people with simple exercises, natural remedies, and an effective program for shaping their legs. A full Remedy For Bow Legs overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Remedy For Bow Legs created by Elena Johnson is a new bow legs treatment book that provides people with physical exercises, natural remedies, and an effective program for...

2013-06-24 23:01:31

High incidences of orthopedic ACL injuries contribute to spurring the ACL/PCL reconstruction and fixation market Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 According to statistics released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons along with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, there are approximately 150,000 ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries each year in the United States. One of the main causes of ACL injury is direct impact to the knee, which often happens in...