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2013-08-01 23:30:30

Serving as a member of the medical staff for the United States Ski and Snowboard team, Dr. Lubowitz has completed multiple research studies on knee injury analysis and innovative treatment techniques. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 New Mexico knee surgeon James Lubowitz, M.D. has recently launched a new website newmexicokneesurgery.com. The site provides educational information for patients who are seeking insight and practical knowledge on problems associated with the knee....

2013-07-30 23:33:07

Knee surgeries can be very intimidating and because of this many people suffer with knee pain much longer than they should. A patient that recently underwent a bilateral partial knee resurfacing shares his story about beating knee pain in both knees. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 There is not many people that can say they had both of their knees resurfaced back-to-back and are up dancing within weeks of recovery. However, a patient of The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers (FKOC),...

2013-07-22 23:24:00

Deceleration Training To Prevent ACL Tears created by Jerry Shreck and Jedd Johnson is a new ACL tear prevention program that covers an advanced knee pain treatment, and detailed descriptions on how to develop safer and stronger knees. A full Deceleration Training To Prevent ACL Tears overview on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Deceleration Training To Prevent ACL Tears created by Jerry Shreck and Jedd Johnson is...

2013-07-21 23:00:23

A 40 Patient Clinical Trial using AdiStem PRP PhotoActivation is being planned in Australia following two initial case studies published in the “British Medical Journal”. One was on a 50 year old woman in Melbourne with left knee osteoarthritis and the other on a 38 year old man with traumatic chondral lesion of the left knee. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 A 40 Patient Clinical Trial using AdiStem PRP PhotoActivation is being planned in Australia following two initial...

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...