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2013-04-04 23:00:22

A comprehensive research report was recently released by Arthritis Research UK, evaluating the effectiveness of many supplements commonly used for joint support. The popular supplement, SAMe was the highest rated supplement for osteoarthritis relief, providing hope for the millions of Americans who suffer from this debilitating condition. Lakewood,NJ (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 The popular supplement S-Adenosyl Methionine, commonly known as SAMe received the highest rating for all supplements in...

2013-03-26 11:08:01

Osteoarthritis is a painful, debilitating illness affecting more than 27 million people in the US Think new discoveries are the bee's knees? This one is even better -- this research out of Rhode Island Hospital is the mice's knees. Researchers have found that adding lubricin, a protein that our bodies naturally produce, to the fluid in our joints may reduce the risk of or even prevent osteoarthritis (OA). The findings, in a paper by Gregory D. Jay, M.D., Ph.D., of the department of...

2013-03-21 14:45:30

Patients bike, hike and swim again after total hip replacement surgery Ninety-eight percent of total knee replacement (TKR) patients who were working before surgery returned to work after surgery, and of those patients, 89 percent returned to their previous position, according to new research presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Another related study highlights the life-restoring outcomes of total hip replacement (THR). Total...

2013-03-19 14:11:48

New research finds that for a number of patients physical therapy provides similar improvements in physical function and pain Many middle age and older adults have disabling knee pain due to a tear in the meniscus, an important supporting structure in the knee that is often damaged in patients with underlying knee osteoarthritis. In the United States, more than 450,000 arthroscopic meniscal surgeries are performed each year to treat meniscal tears. However, there is little data available...

2013-03-19 11:45:03

More females report improvement Osteoarthritis of the hip or knee, affecting millions of Americans each year, is known to limit sexual activity. New research presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that total hip (THR) or total knee replacement (TKR) surgery improves sexual function in 90 percent of patients. In the study, 147 patients under age 70, scheduled for primary THR or TKR, agreed to participate in a study...

2013-03-13 23:00:40

Stem Cell Orthopedic applauds new studies finding Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy helpful in treating osteoarthritis. (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 StemCellOrthopedic.com, popular website of the Institute of Regenerative and Molecular Orthopaedics (IRMO), world renowned stem cell therapy experts, applauds the latest studies showing the effectiveness of platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP) on treating osteoarthritis. Multiple studies from around the world have confirmed that PRP therapy...


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