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7 October 2015
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Maintaining Healthy Stem Cells

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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

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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 […]

2 September 2015
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Is Your Medicine Causing Your Joint Pain?

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It is well know that a class of medications widely used to treat high cholesterol, called Statins, frequently cause joint and muscle pain. Not only do they cause pain, but, also can damage the muscles and cause a muscle disease called myopathy. Statins are harmful to stem cells, therefore reducing your body’s ability to repair damaged tissues. Side effects are […]

26 August 2015
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Can Fat affect Your Joint Pain?

26 August 2015, Comments: Comments Off on Can Fat affect Your Joint Pain?

Visceral fat, or abdominal fat is a key factor that triggers off a variety of health and joint problems. Excessive belly fat results in more weight acting on the joints which strains and hurts the back, knees or hips. Besides this increased mechanical stress on the joints, belly fat also increases the risk of chronic inflammation in the body. This […]

20 June 2013
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Keep Your Joints Healthy

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Keep Your Joints Healthy  Regardless of what medical treatment you choose to pursue to treat joint pain, there are certain steps you can take to improve the health of your joints and keep them healthy. Our bodies are always undergoing constant change, in response to a changing environment. That response is mediated primarily by 3 elements: the nervous system, the […]