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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...

2013-03-09 23:01:50

Diet Doc individually tailors weight loss plans to fit each client, and now specifically helps at-risk patients prevent osteoarthritis. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 The physicians at Diet Doc individually evaluate each patient before recommending any medical weight loss plans. In an effort to help those who are at risk for osteoarthritis, Diet Doc individually tailors a diet plan to the patient, targeting the factors that may contribute to this painful disease. New...

2013-02-13 17:23:08

A study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery has shown that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) holds great promise for treating patients with knee osteoarthritis. The treatment improved pain and function, and in up to 73% of patients, appeared to delay the progression of osteoarthritis, which is a progressive disease. The study appears online, ahead of print, in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. "This is a very positive study," said Brian Halpern, M.D., chief of the Primary Care...


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