Month: January 2020

New research describes how gut microbacteria can play a key role in osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis(OA) is one of the most common types of arthritis worldwide and occurs when the cartilage at the ends of bones within the joints begins to degrade and cause pain. Although gut microbiota has been found to be harmless and even have protective properties, scientists have found increased gut bacteria in the affected areas of …

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New study on anti-inflammatory wearable garment for knee osteoarthritis

A study performed in the United Kingdom tested the effects of using a germanium-embedded knee sleeve on patients with knee osteoarthritis. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) prevalence is high in individuals over 45 and is expected to increase with age and the obesity epidemic. Symptoms can include pain, stiffness of the joint, and inflammation. This study found …

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World’s First Artificial Meniscus Implant from Israel: Potential new option between minimally invasive meniscus repair and total knee replacement

The meniscus is a small C-shaped piece of cartilage located inside the knee joint to act as a shock absorber. Tearing of the meniscus is one of the most common knee injuries due to forceful twisting in the knee area or from heavy loads. While mild tears may heal on their own, more extreme cases …

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Dr Steven Sampson Orthohealing Center participates in AAPM&R Conference Regenerative Medicine: Ask the Experts Lab.

Dr Steven Sampson travelled to San Antonio TX last week to educate & answer questions from Physiatrist Physicians about regenerative medicine. Dr Sampson explained the differences between cell therapies & the current state of research emphasizing the need for protocols. He described the overall lack of standardization and that patients do not know who to …

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Orthohealing Center’s Dr Steven Sampson featured on ABC 7 News: New FDA clinical trial for Knee Osteoarthritis

Dr Steven Sampson was featured on Los Angeles ABC 7 news recently discussing a new clinical trial with Personalized Stem Cells investigating the effects of fat cells on knee arthritis and joint pain. Adipose or belly fat is a rich source of reparative cells and does not deteriorate with age. The field of cell therapy …

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CBD For Osteoarthritis and Joint Pain Treatment? Arthritis Foundation Weighs In..

The Arthritis Foundation recently conducted a survey where they gathered patient’s insights on their CBD-based products in order to submit scientific data to the FDA regarding cannabis derived compounds. Of the patients currently using CBD, over 70% found it to be effective in relieving anxiety, nausea, inability to sleep, and pain. People with arthritis primarily use …

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