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Can Sugar help bone growth? New study with sugar coated nanoparticles.

A team of scientists at Northwestern University has recently found a novel way to promote bone growth using nanomaterial. Coated by sugar, these nanoparticles mimic the growth factors that are naturally found in the body.

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Trigger Point Injections: What You Need to Know

Trigger points can be created when a muscle has been overworked or injured, and a little knot of muscle will develop causing pain in that general area. This knot of muscle forms when the muscle won’t relax. In many cases, you can physically feel the knot under the skin. Trigger points can cause continual pain … Continue reading Trigger Point Injections: What You Need to Know

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Cannabis (CBD) Cannabidiol Helps bone health and heals fractures… Research suggests.

Marijuana has been a controversial treatment among medical professionals. Recently, a study published by The Journal of Bone and Mineral Research suggests that cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD), the chemical in marijuana, could strengthen the bone and help heal fractures.

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What Is Prolotherapy?

Prolotherapy is a form of therapy that makes use of the body’s natural responses to injury to relieve pain and promote healing. Also known as proliferative or regenerative therapy, it has proven to be very useful in treatment of stiff joints and muscle pains. The best part is that it is minimally invasive and eliminates … Continue reading What Is Prolotherapy?

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What is a Musculoskeletal ultrasound and How Can It Help?

An ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from inside your body. You most likely associate ultrasounds with pregnancy and getting to see an image of your baby. There are other uses of ultrasound technology.  A musculoskeletal ultrasound can produce images of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. Functions of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Technology Musculoskeletal … Continue reading What is a Musculoskeletal ultrasound and How Can It Help?

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New Study shows Yoga and Physical Therapy both beneficial for low back pain

According to new research the Annals of Internal Medicine, Yoga was equally beneficial to participating in a weekly physical therapy program for low back pain. Yoga has also been studied previously & shown to help strengthen bone in patients with osteoporosis. Our bodies need movement to promote circulation and wellbeing. We weren’t designed to be … Continue reading New Study shows Yoga and Physical Therapy both beneficial for low back pain

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New Study: Maintaining adequate Vitamin D Levels are associated with improved structural and symptomatic outcomes in knee osteoarthritis

New study confirms the importance of Vitamin D for bone & cartilage health in arthritis. Some individuals may get adequate sun exposure yet still have low vitamin D levels to limited metabolism.

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Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid Injections for Osteoarthritis

Hyaluronic acid injections offer a highly effective, FDA-approved method for successfully treating mild to moderate osteoarthritis. They work by lubricating painful joints and promoting optimal function, especially for individuals who have not been able to achieve relief through other conservative measures.

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4 Steps of Bone Marrow Stem Cell Therapy Treatment

Bone marrow stem cell therapy is a very versatile treatment. It can be used to promote healing in larger joints, such as the hips and knees, as well as smaller joints, like the ankles and thumbs.

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Good luck to Orthohealing athletes competing this weekend in the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships/Nationals!

The USATF Outdoor Championships will be this weekend in Sacramento June 23-25, 2017. The best track and field athletes in the country will compete to qualify for the IAAF World Championships at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium.

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