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2013-05-09 23:02:16

Dr. Stephanie Webb, an NYC-based Doctor of Osteopathy at Living Well Medical, who specializes in non-surgical pain relief therapies, is pleased to present a remarkable solution for hip and lower back pain caused by sacroiliac joint dysfunction. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Dr. Stephanie Webb, a NYC-based Doctor of Osteopathy who specializes in non-surgical pain relief therapies, is pleased to present a remarkable solution for hip and lower back pain caused by sacroiliac joint...

2013-05-06 23:20:18

Diagnostics Research Group is seeking individuals with osteoarthritis for an upcoming study. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Diagnostics Research Group, an independent site for pharmaceutical and device research, is working with pharmaceutical companies to assess osteoarthritis (OA) medications currently not available to the public. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and affects an estimated 27 million Americans. OA occurs when a joint´s cartilage breaks down. The absence of...

2013-04-19 23:19:58

To better understand the onset and progression of osteoarthritis, Nadeen Chahine, PhD, and collaborators at other institutions looked at cells from articular cartilage using atomic force microscopy (AFM). MANHASSET, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 A researcher at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has discovered additional mechanical properties of articular cartilage, a protective cartilage on the ends of bones that wears down over time, resulting in the development of osteoarthritis....

2013-04-19 17:54:00

Wearing a knee brace has been shown to “significantly improve the pain and symptoms” of a type of osteoarthritis affecting the kneecap, according to a new study. Arthritis Research UK-funded researchers at The University of Manchester claim their findings, presented at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International meeting in Philadelphia tomorrow (Friday April 19) have enormous potential for treating this common joint condition effectively — as well as providing a...

High-Impact Activities Can Damage Cartilage
2013-04-18 05:04:02

Jason Pierce, MSN, MBA, RN for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new paper published in the Biophysical Journal explains why cartilage may be more susceptible to damage from high impact physical activities such as jumping or running during the early stages of osteoarthritis. The results could lead to early diagnostic tests or new designs for replacement cartilage. Cartilage can be found in the joints between bones. It is a flexible tissue protecting the bones from rubbing...


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