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19 November 2014
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Weight Loss as Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

19 November 2014, Comments: 0

Mechanical stress has been thought to be the main factor in the development of knee osteoarthritis. After all, osteoarthritis has been postulated to be a “wear and tear” disease. For that same reason, the association between obesity and knee osteoarthritis seems logical: the extra weight results in increased mechanical stress to the knee joint leading to the development of osteoarthritis. […]


17 November 2014
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Tampa Physician Discusses Regenerative Therapies During Bone and Joint Awareness Week

17 November 2014, Comments: 0

Tampa Physician Discusses Regenerative Therapies During Bone and Joint Awareness Week TAMPA, Fla. – Oct. 8, 2014 – The Regenerative Orthopedic Institute of Tampa is celebrating Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week, a global event that is held Oct. 12-20, 2014. Throughout the week are several days devoted to a specific type of illness, including World Arthritis Day on […]


15 October 2014
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New Therapy Sheds Light on an Alternative to Surgery for Pain

15 October 2014, Comments: 0

New Therapy Sheds Light on an Alternative to Surgery for Pain TAMPA, Fla., – Oct. 3, 2014 –A new treatment called Adult Stem Cell Therapy is now available at the Regenerative Orthopedic Institute in Tampa. Stem Cell Therapy can be used instead of surgery to repair worn out and damaged joints. Joint pain is caused by a number of factors, […]


1 October 2014
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Spinal Fusion Surgery Not Better Than Non-Surgical Care

1 October 2014, Comments: 0

First, some background: fusion surgeries of the spine are commonly performed in the USA, at a rate that is 2-3 times higher than in any other industrialized nation on Earth. Even within the USA there are extremely high regional variations on the rate of fusion surgeries. Spine surgeons seem to rarely agree on what constitute an indication for fusion surgery. […]


28 September 2014
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Smoking and Pain

28 September 2014, Comments: 0

Quit Smoking To Treat Your Pain       A new study presented at the 2013 meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons demonstrates that smoking cessation results in improvements in pain in patients with spinal disorders. The study was done following patients undergoing treatment for spinal disorders and reporting severe pain. Mean treatment duration was eight months. The researchers found that […]


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