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Cartilage Regeneration With Regenerative Medicine

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention predicted that by 2020, arthritis will gain more patients than any other disease form in America. Osteoarthritis can affect any joint but most often occurs in the fingers, wrists, knees, hips, lower back, and neck. This article takes a detailed look into how OA affects the cartilage and how regenerative medicine works to counteract the progression of OA alleviating pain, restoring mobility, and helping patients avoid surgery.

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Amniotic Membrane Tissue

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  Amniotic Tissue Cryovial   Amniotic Membrane Allografts – What Are They? Tendon and ligament injuries take a long time to heal. Research suggest amniotic membrane allografts can be successfully used to repair tendon and ligament injuries and can also restore the functionality of the tissue. What are amniotic membranes? Located in the innermost region…

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Regenerative Medicine + Sports Injuries

While playing sports improves overall health and well-being of an individual, it is also associated with an increased risk of causing orthopedic injuries that are painful and take a long time to heal. Today, sports medicine doctors use regenerative treatments to treat a wide variety of sports injuries, including damage to tendons, ligaments, muscles, and…

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Phases of Osteoarthritis Knee Degeneration

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Chronic Knee Pain? Which Phase Are You? Almost 10% of the United States population suffers from symptomatic knee osteoarthritis by the age of 60. Image A. shows a normal knee of a younger person. Note the spacing in the joint. Image D shows advanced degeneration of the knee which may require surgery. As we age, our joints degenerate and so…

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The Miracle of Growth Factors!

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Growth factors based therapy is widely used in orthopedics. Growth factor therapy has the potential to improve healing for a broad range of connective tissue injuries. Growth factors  are made up of “Good” Cytokines which are protein molecules secreted by various cells. These molecules are the architects of cell repair. There are also bad Cytokines.These bad cytokines cause…

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Amniotic Allografts in Joint Repair

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  A major complication associated with a total hip/knee arthroplasty surgery is insufficient wound healing of soft tissue at the site of incision. This increases the risk of postoperative infections, knee/hip dislocations, loosening of tissue implants and increased pain. Advent of amniotic membrane allografts has significantly reduced these risks due to their ability to enhance…

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What is Regenerative Medicine?

Regenerative Medicineis something that’s increasing in popularity because of what it can do for your body. Many people have a negative connotation of stem cells because it’s such an innovative and new concept. Due to the media and other sources, stem cells have been painted in one negative light instead of all of the positives…

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Body Areas Regenerative Medicine Can Help

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Your body’s a machine and when it doesn’t work right, it can leave you feeling a little — or a lot — uncomfortable. When you exercise, you can feel the strength of your muscles working hard as you lift weights or run through the neighborhood. However, if you sustain an injury and you can’t exercise…

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RISKS OF KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY

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KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY (ARTHROPLASTY) Joint surgery is not an easy decision to make. While the potential patient wants to get back the mobility of their youth and eliminate chronic pain, there are many factors to consider when looking at joint surgery. This applies not only to the surgery itself, but to the long recovery process…

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