Posts Tagged ‘osteoarthritis’

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to Treat Osteoarthritis

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a Low-risk Biologic Treatment for Osteoarthritis Biologics are medical procedures that use a person’s own body cells and blood to heal a damaged part of one’s own body. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) has been shown to have potential benefits in treating osteoarthritis. PRP is one of the most successful and…

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Compounds in Broccoli may be Beneficial Against Cancer, Osteoarthritis and Schizophrenia

Research has shown that compounds found in the super food broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables are associated with lower risks for developing cancer, preventing cartilage destruction in osteoarthritis and treating schizophrenia. While research showed an association with broccoli and a lower risk for cancer, no one had known for certain how broccoli protects against cancer.…

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Tips for Treating Osteoarthritis a Leading Cause of Disability in Seniors

Osteoarthritis is a Leading Cause of Disability in Seniors Osteoarthritis is one of the leading causes of disability in seniors. In fact, the older one gets, the greater is the chance to get osteoarthritis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million Americans have osteoarthritis. To date, no cure…

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Death Rate for Falls in Seniors has Risen 31% over the Last 9 Years

Unintentional Falls Highest in Seniors over Age 85 Alarming statistics recently published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that the rate of deaths from unintentional falls in seniors has risen by 31% from 2007-2016 and the highest rate was for seniors over the age of 85. Unintentional Injuries 7th Cause of…

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Acupuncture can Repair Cartilage in Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA) in Rabbits

Acupuncture Speeds up Articular Cartilage Repair For thousands of years traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has claimed that acupuncture could heal knee problems like osteoarthritis of the knee. While acupuncture patients make positive reports of a reduction in pain, this could not be proven scientifically. Now it was put to the test of scientific scrutiny, which…

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Back Pain and Seniors

While wine and old cheese get better with age, the same cannot be said about the aging human. If a young person suffers from back and spine problems this is only likely to get worse as the person grows older. Osteoarthritis, Spinal Stenosis Common causes of back pain in seniors are from osteoarthritis and spinal…

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Total Knee Replacement (TKR) Prevention and Rehabilitation

Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoarthritis is the number one reason cartilage in knees wear out, but rheumatoid arthritis can also be why people have to face total knee replacement surgery (TKR). Many people who choose to go the surgical route believe they will walk out of the operating theater and be just like they were…

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