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14 October 2015
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I Still Have Pain After a Knee Replacement Surgery…Now what?

14 October 2015, Comments: 0

I frequently see patients who complain of knee pain that either was not improved, or that it got worse, after a knee replacement surgery.  Unfortunately, this is a very difficult problem to manage. Ruby C. is a female in her mid-fifties that came to our clinic today complaining of persistent, and severe, pain in both knees after having one knee […]


13 October 2015
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The Burden of Knee Replacement Surgery

13 October 2015, Comments: 0

The number of knee replacement surgeries in the USA has been steadily increasing in the last decade. In 2010, more than 700,000 knee joint replacement (and more than 500,000 knee arthroscopic) surgeries were performed in the USA. With the aging of the Baby Boomers, this number is expected to increase sharply in the next decade as well. It is estimated […]


7 October 2015
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Maintaining Healthy Stem Cells

7 October 2015, Comments: 0

Stem cell therapy is emerging as an effective, non-surgical alternative for the treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Mesenchymal stem cells are harvested from your body, isolated, and concentrated, and then introduced to a damaged or degenerated tissue in order to repair it. The stem cells reproduce, differentiate, and become like little repairmen, while also secreting chemicals that act […]


6 October 2015
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Get Up and Move Around

6 October 2015, Comments: 0

I have previously blogged about the bad health consequences of sitting all day long. The vast majority of Americans sit for an average of over 7 hours a day. Sitting for most of your day puts you at an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, certain types of cancer, and a shorter life span. Of course, sitting all day will […]


22 September 2015
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Spinal Fusion for Spinal Stenosis: A Good Idea?

22 September 2015, Comments: 0

Spinal stenosis, or narrowing of the spinal canal, is a common condition. It is usually associated with degenerative changes of the spine. Degenerative changes of the spine may result in bulging discs, enlarged ligaments and joints, and bony spurs that may cause compression or inflammation of the nerves leaving the lumbar spine to the legs. This results in pain in […]


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