Metabolic syndrome and osteoarthritis

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Metabolic Syndrome is a precursor to diabetes, heart disease, and it could make healing more challenging. Metabolic Syndrome is categorized by a group of medical conditions that have in common increased levels of insulin production. This is primarily due to excessive carbohydrate intake and overeating. Some of the conditions associated with Metabolic Syndrome include: High blood pressure, […]

Hyaluronic acid vs platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of hip osteoarthritis

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In research surrounding Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, doctors in Italy evaluated the effectiveness of intra-articular platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in patients with hip osteoarthritis. This was a comparison study of PRP and Hyaluronic Acid . A total of 111 patients were randomly assigned to 3 different study groups and each received 3 weekly injections of either PRP  (44 patients), […]

Stem cells and degenerative arthritis

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New research from the Saarland University Medical Center in Germany says stem cells, no matter where it comes from, or how it is used, regrows cartilage: The highlights of this study: Different stem cell sources have been explored as solutions for cartilage lesions and osteoarthritis treatments such as bone marrow, adipose tissue, synovial tissue, and peripheral […]

Stem cells and degenerative joint osteoarthritis

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There are many factors as to why you have degenerative joint osteoarthritis including past histories of arthroscopic surgery. The main factor however is that the osteoarthritic joint is degenerating faster than the body can fix it. The body’s healing response is inflammation. Inflammation will turn on and continue staying on until the joint is healed. But […]

Stem Cells and PRP and Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis

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Doctors in Australia have just publish their case studies on Stem Cells and PRP and Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis. Writing in the Journal of Pain Research, the doctors acknowledge that Knee osteoarthritis is associated with persistent joint pain, stiffness, joint deformities, ligament damage, and surrounding muscle atrophy. The complexity of the disease makes treatment difficult. There […]