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Meniscus tears increase knee ost ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 19 Mar 2009 3:50pm Meniscus tears increase knee osteoarthritis risk By Will Boggs NEW YORK, 20 mar 2009– Damage to the meniscus in the knee joint may lead to osteoarthritis in middle-age and elderly patients. The meniscus is the wedge of cartilage in the knee that stops the end of the femur (thighbone) rubbing directly on the top of the tibia (the main sh ... Read on »
Questions About Meniscus Injury, Surgery, Rehab by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 3:47pm Hi Doug, I recently came across your blog while searching for answers on a ACL and meniscus injury. I’m fairly new to this as my wife recently had an injury in her gym where her left knee popped. After the instructed popped it back in, and couple of x-rays, few weeks of physiotherapy, and an MRI, 6 weeks later the orthopedic surgeon t ... Read on »
The Dreaded “Jeremy Lin Knee” by John Elder Posted Mon 09 Apr 2012 6:07pm What? You’ve never heard of “Jeremy Lin Knee” before? Well, that’s just Lin-sane. Actually, until I read an article about it this morning, I hadn’t either. In case you have no idea what, or who, I’m talking about, Jeremy Lin is the NY Knicks’ point guard who took the world by storm this season. An unheralded (and undrafted) guard ... Read on »
Health Headlines - January 21 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Many Aging Boomers Struggle With Insurance Concerns Many aging baby boomers not yet eligible for Medicare are suffering from debilitating chronic conditions, yet often lack the resources to pay for essential health care, a new report finds. "This is basically a working group actively saving for retirement," said Sara Collins, a senior pro ... Read on »
How can I rehabilitate a knee injury? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm Many sports injuries cause a progressive permanent osteoarthritis that will prevent a person from exercising to cause the very diseases that a regular exercise program is supposed to prevent. Sports medicine surgeon James Garrick, writing in the medical journal Lancet (December 2005), explains why. You are supposed to exercise. It makes you str ... Read on »
Meniscus Repair or Meniscectomy? Comparison of Long Term Outcomes by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 Jun 2010 3:00am There is an interesting study about to come out in an upcoming article in the American Journal of Sports Medicine comparing the outcomes of arthroscopic meniscus repair and partial meniscectomy.  The authors compared 42 patients undergoing meniscal repair to 39 patients undergoing partial meniscectomy at a mean of 8.8 years after ... Read on »
Secondary arthritis: How does it start? by Megan Killian Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 12:00am I've been posting a lot lately about all my athletic endeavors, and realized that I have been not incorporating updates about my academic life. Truth be told, the last month has left me feeling as if my research was just kind of hanging out on the back burner and my athleticism was taking over. Luckily, I'm back in the lab, doing histology, ... Read on »
Secondary arthritis: How does it start? by Megan Killian Posted Wed 09 Dec 2009 10:07am I've been posting a lot lately about all my athletic endeavors, and realized that I have been not incorporating updates about my academic life. Truth be told, the last month has left me feeling as if my research was just kind of hanging out on the back burner and my athleticism was taking over. Luckily, I'm back in the lab, doing histology, ac ... Read on »
See also United Parachutist 191 days!Leaders like for that new aid his early to imply a curse by packersjerseys24 Posted Wed 21 Nov 2012 6:42am Phil - Jones finally oh no - the trunk! Within the just-concluded European Cup Group H Man utd 0-1 loss to Galatasaray game, is often out injured Jones finally completed your initial show on the spring! Vendor interview, Sir Alex Ferguson relating to the special mention Jones: Phil, this will be the main bet on new season, he needs eradicate injury ... Read on »
Just what is healthcare reform anyway? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 21 May 2013 11:11am by Jonathan H. Burroughs That was a question a physician asked me at dinner last week and I answered simply, "World-class quality, safety and service at half the price." Healthcare reform/transformation is a problem in the guise of a political conflict. What the two political parties argue over is who has the legal right to control ... Read on »