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2012-07-16 14:04:44

Army researchers made a surprising discovery while examining the impact of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear (a common knee injury), on four serum biomarkers associated with cartilage health. The researchers found that pre-injury concentrations for all but one of the four serum biomarkers studied were associated with the subsequent likelihood of ACL injury. The findings were presented Saturday at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). "We...

2012-07-12 02:27:33

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi US announced today that its product MACI®( )(matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implant) met its co-primary endpoint in a two-year, randomized, controlled clinical trial compared to microfracture, a surgical procedure designed to stimulate the growth of new cartilage. MACI uses a patient's own (autologous) cultured cartilage cells (chondrocytes) to repair articular cartilage defects in the knee joint. The results from this pivotal...

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2012-07-10 09:16:49

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Men and women are different in their own ways. The dress, the style, the demeanor, there are a number of factors. The differences have even trickled down to the number of bodily injuries. In particular, researchers recently revealed that men have a greater number of knee ligament injuries than women, according to a Swedish study. The research differs from past studies that have proposed that women have a greater chance of having...

2012-07-09 06:28:15

SAN DIEGO, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DJO Global, Inc. ("DJO Global"), a global provider of medical device solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management, today announced the launch of OA Nano(TM), the world's lightest* off-loading knee brace at 14.2 ounces for patients with mild-to-moderate osteoarthritis. Sold under the DonJoy brand by DJO Global, the OA Nano(TM) is clinically proven** to reduce pain and increase the stability of the knee. The brace...

2012-07-03 23:03:44

Chondromalacia is now being treated at the center for regenerative medicine. "This is a common problem that we treat with regenerative medicine," said Dr. A.J. Farshchian MD. (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Chondromalacia is now being treated at the center for regenerative medicine. "This is a common problem that we treat with regenerative medicine," said Dr. A.J. Farshchian MD. Chondromalacia patella as well as osteoarthritis are cartilage damages typically producing anterior knee pain. Another name...

2012-06-24 23:02:16

"Patellar tendonitis is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the Center for Regenerative Medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. (PRWEB) June 23, 2012 "Patellar tendonitis is now being treated with regenerative medicine at The Center for Regenerative Medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. A very common condition...

2012-06-21 23:03:50

According to Dr. Michael Bernstein, Knee injuries from running aren't inevitable or necessarily debilitating. Running does put stress on the knees and knee injuries are common in runners, but they are also correctable. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Are runners doomed to suffering with sore knees? It is true that runners sustain an average of 4 injuries for every 1,000 hours of running. That means that runners who pound the pavement for 5-10 hours per week might suffer 2 injuries over the...

2012-06-20 06:26:46

SARASOTA, Fla., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With a variety of knee replacement surgical options, there's no reason to put up with persistent knee pain. "Knee replacement should be considered when the quality of one's life becomes increasingly compromised by the condition of the knee," said Ronald P. White, M.D., a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at Kennedy-White Orthopaedic Center in Sarasota, Florida. "We have many new options in knee replacement surgery." One example is gender...

2012-06-19 23:00:27

"Genu Valgum of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the Center for Regenerative Medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 "Genu Valgum of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the Center for Regenerative Medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. It is very...

2012-06-12 23:00:34

"Locking of the knee" is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the center for regenerative medicine, according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 "Locking of the knee" is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the center for regenerative medicine, according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. Locking of the knee is a...