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Hatha Yoga Shows Benefit for Women Suffering from Osteoarthritis:

A new study has found that Hatha yoga has a positive effect on daily life for women suffering from knee osteoarthritis. In this study 30 women were split into two groups, 15 in the control group and 15 in the yoga group. Those in the yoga group received three 60-minute sessions a week. For 8 … Continue reading Hatha Yoga Shows Benefit for Women Suffering from Osteoarthritis:

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Researchers Work to Keep Discs Plump with Injectable Jelly:

As we continue to age and add wear and tear to the body, our spines remain on the front lines of the beating. The spine is made up of 4 distinct sections: Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, and Sacral.  There are 24 separate vertebrae in the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar regions, while the sacrum is a single … Continue reading Researchers Work to Keep Discs Plump with Injectable Jelly:

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Mihaela Taylor, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine UCLA, Division of Rheumatology Visits Orthohealing Center to Observe Cutting Edge Procedures

A special thanks to our patients for allowing Dr Mihaela Taylor to observe procedures here recently. We believe that the patients we treat benefit most with cross specialty collaboration like this. Dr Taylor specializes in Rheumatology and offers unique insights from her work in managing patients with arthritis and other conditions. Doctors and scientists from … Continue reading Mihaela Taylor, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine UCLA, Division of Rheumatology Visits Orthohealing Center to Observe Cutting Edge Procedures

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Platelet Rich Plasma Treats Nerve Damage in Leprosy Patients:

Leprosy is a rare disease caused by an infection from bacteria known as Mycobacterium Leprae.  It is characterized by skin and nerve degeneration that can lead to severe skin deformities and nerve damage.  Regrowing or repairing nerves once they have been damaged has proven to be a difficult task, and researchers believe Platelet Rich Plasma … Continue reading Platelet Rich Plasma Treats Nerve Damage in Leprosy Patients:

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Orthohealing Center Colleague Ted Sand PhD Talks Bone Marrow Aspiration

Looking for a great new blog?  Orthohealing Center colleague Ted Sand PhD is a pioneer in Bone Marrow Cell Therapy.  He provided an illustration in the recently published Bone Marrow Concentrate article by Dr Sampson and Dr Aufiero.  Ted’s most recent post in his blog Celling Blog is titled, “The Art of Bone Marrow Aspiration: … Continue reading Orthohealing Center Colleague Ted Sand PhD Talks Bone Marrow Aspiration

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My Knees Hurt! What Do I Knead To Do?

So you suffer from chronic knee pain?  Maybe your knees get extra sore after a workout?  Maybe your knees ache when you wake up? Well, that pain and stiffness may be caused by an old injury, arthritis, tendinitis, and many others injuries, but either way, there is one factor amongst all types of knee injuries … Continue reading My Knees Hurt! What Do I Knead To Do?

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Jay Smith MD of the Mayo Clinic Visits Orthohealing Center Los Angeles to Observe Cutting Edge Procedures!

Last week we were honored to have Jay Smith MD  from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN, visit our facility in Los Angeles CA. Dr Smith is a pioneer in musculoskeletal ultrasound and sports medicine. He was among the earliest adaptors of using ultrasound to diagnose sports/orthopedic injuries as well as to guide needle injections … Continue reading Jay Smith MD of the Mayo Clinic Visits Orthohealing Center Los Angeles to Observe Cutting Edge Procedures!

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Platelet Rich Plasma: The Ace that Started Nadal’s Epic Comeback!

Rafael Nadal has been characterized as one of the most skilled, explosive, and athletic tennis players the game has ever seen. But such a dynamic style of play had caused the Spanish phenom to be sidelined for 7 months with potentially career-ending knee tendinitis.  Many fans and tennis analysts believed that it was physically impossible … Continue reading Platelet Rich Plasma: The Ace that Started Nadal’s Epic Comeback!

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Broccoli May Help Decrease Osteoarthritis Damage:

It seems that researchers may have found another reason for you to eat your broccoli besides, “your mother says so”. A research team out of The University of East Anglia has discovered that Broccoli, as well as other cruciferous vegetables like cabbage and brussel sprouts, contain a substance called Sulforaphane, which they believe may hold … Continue reading Broccoli May Help Decrease Osteoarthritis Damage:

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Orthohealing Center offering new cutting edge minimally invasive procedure for knee arthritis: Subchondroplasty (SCP)

http://youtu.be/fPr-C62pGfM   While joint cartilage thickness  is emphasized on MRI & X Ray, new research suggests that bone marrow lesions (BML) seen on MRI may correlate more with function and pain. These lesions which feel like “wet wood” in the operating room light up on MRI & indicate that total joint replacement may be required … Continue reading Orthohealing Center offering new cutting edge minimally invasive procedure for knee arthritis: Subchondroplasty (SCP)

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