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Joint Nutrients Based on Research - Control Inflammation & Pain and Stimulate Cartilage Production by Lewis P. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 25 Oct 2008 4:48pm Gary Null's Glucosamine Sulfate Plus is a brand new product. This supplement contains 19 nutrients to synergistically control inflammation & pain and stimulate the production of cartilage. Most other products either control inflammation, pain, or stimulate the production of cartilage. You'd need several products to do all that this product does. Co ... Read on »
Formula for Strong Bones + Healthy Discs + Protection of Cartilage and Joints by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 4:40pm We talk a lot about how neck pain can be caused by a bulging disc or a herniated disc- or the disc is slipped and creating a lot pain and anguish. When it comes to treating neck pain you have to look at not only the health of the cervical discs, but also the bones in the cervical spine and the ligaments, cartilage and tendons. Well let’s discu ... Read on »
Knee Scaffolds Help help rebuild the Cartilage after injury – Regenerative Medicine by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 16 Aug 2009 10:32pm There’s a lot of new breakthroughs in this area whereby either scaffolds or stem cell treatments are helping skin and other tissue cells virtually grow back.  Not too long ago I did an interview with Cook Medical and you can read more at the link below as similar techniques and products  are used to create the same process of growing back tissue ... Read on »
Solid Gel Creates Scaffold for Stem Cells To Grow to Help Develop Cartilage And Bone For Injuries by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 03 Jun 2013 8:50pm This is very interesting as someone with an injury is not going to be putting weight on bone that is broken so the gel helps the stem cells for the scaffold or platform to grow.  It’s an injection right into an injury and the magnetic bandage is applied.  The stem cells come from the patient’s own body and are placed inside the gel. The par ... Read on »
Protect Knees: Weak Quad Muscles Risk Cartilage Damage by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:03pm 1 Comment Doctors have known for many years that having weak quad muscles (in the front of your upper legs) increases risk for damage to the cartilage in your knees. A study from Purdue University shows that strengthening these muscles slows down knee cartilage damage and may even improve knee function ( Arthritis & Rheumatism , Oct ... Read on »
Knee Surgery to Trim Cartilage Ineffective by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:03pm In the United States, more than 650,000 knee surgeries called arthroscopic debridement or lavage are performed each year, at a cost of about $5,000 each. A report in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that knee surgery to remove cartilage is worse than doing nothing. The headline from Baylor Medical School, where the landmark study was ... Read on »
Knee cartilage does not grow back by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 1 Comment When all the cartilage in your knee is gone, the only effective treatment is to replace the whole knee. Knee replacements are now lasting for twelve to twenty years or more, and most remain pain-free. The ends of bones are soft, so they must be covered with a thick white gristle called cartilage. Once damaged, cartilage can never heal. An affec ... Read on »
Will damaged knee cartilage regrow? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm When all the cartilage in your knee is gone, the only effective treatment is to replace the whole knee. Knee replacements are now lasting for twelve to twenty years or more, and most remain pain-free. The ends of bones are soft, so they must be covered with a thick white gristle called cartilage. Once damaged, cartilage can never heal. An affec ... Read on »
Broken Knee Cartilage is Forever by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 16 Oct 2008 7:03pm A team of researchers at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario have shown that arthroscopic removal of loose cartilage and trimming of knee cartilage is no better than doing no surgery at all ( NEJM, September 11, 2008). The only other study that also used sham surgery was done at Baylor Medical School and showed the same results ( N ... Read on »
Teflon Knees: New replacements for torn and worn-out cartilage include freeze-dried collagen by Stem Cells Malaysia Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 6:46pm It seems as though modern humans and their knees aren't particularly well adapted to each other. We pound them down jogging on pavement, and we rip them up chasing inflated balls around a court or a field or zipping down snowy mountains on fiberglass planks. If we manage to escape this kind of trauma somehow, we just wear them out by living so ... Read on »