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New Findings Link Inflammation to Muscle Weakness in Knee Osteoarthritis

There is now evidence to suggest that muscle strength around the knee joint is linked to cartilage damage.  Stronger muscles means potentially more cartilage over the long-term. According to a study published in Rheumatology, inflammation is linked with muscle weakness. The amount of C-reactive protein, an inflammatory marker, can indicate potential areas of muscle weakness, and therefore alert physicians to possible future cartilage degradation.

Physicians like those at the Orthohealing Center in Los Angeles, California can test for C-reactive protein to prevent future joint issues. In addition, this center uses cutting edge technologies such as bone marrow concentrate (BMC) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy to address damaged knee cartilage, inflammation and other orthopedic disorders.

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