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Is Knee Cartilage Regeneration Your Arthritis Solution?

Knee wear and tear happens to all of us. Whether it’s from age, activity, or an accident, knee cartilage damage can result in pain and immobility and prevent you from doing the activities that you love the most. Whatever the reason, you can’t let the condition continue to deteriorate. Take action with help from the 
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Why Rehabilitation Is a Critical Part of Knee Surgery Recovery

If you want to maximize the benefits of your partial knee replacement, then rehabilitation (rehab) is one of the best postoperative activities you can do. Prior to surgery, you were probably careful with the damaged knee and didn’t use it as much. As a result, your joint and leg muscles may have grown weak and 
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What’s a Baker’s Cyst?

An active lifestyle is a great way to stay happy and healthy. However, sports and exercise can also lead to injury. The knee is particularly vulnerable when it comes to painful or disabling conditions that result from sports and exercise.  A Baker’s cyst is one of the possible consequences of a knee injury. This term 
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The Importance of Repairing Knee Cartilage

You don’t have to be a sports star to suffer from damaged knee cartilage. While athletics might be the common culprit of degenerative cartilage, the simple activities of daily living such as walking, stair climbing, and bending are also instigators of this problem. Regardless of how knee’s articular cartilage was damaged, repairing the problem is 
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Who Should Consider ACI Surgery?

Also known as autologous chondrocyte implantation, ACI surgery is a procedure used to treat cartilage damage in the knee. Cartilage is the tissue that covers the ends of the bones in the joint. It is a flexible but tough tissue that helps cushion the joint and acts as shock absorber. ACI surgery is a procedure 
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Knee Arthritis in Los Angeles

Arthritis in the knee is a common complaint heard at the Center. There are multiple types of arthritis affecting the knee, with both young and old patients susceptible to it in one form or another. Several factors can contribute to arthritis development, including age, weight, and genetics. Knee arthritis can also develop as a result 
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When to have Knee Replacement Surgery

There has been a significant increase in knee replacement procedures in the U.S. over the past decade. The amount of knee replacements performed each year has doubled to 600,000. Knee replacement procedures have long been reserved mostly for patients with severe osteoarthritis that can no longer use their knee. That is up until recently, as 
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Knee Replacement Surgery in Obese Patients

Knee replacement surgery is a type of treatment for severe osteoarthritis in the knee joint. The procedure involves replacing the damaged and degenerated joint with a high quality prosthetic implant. For most patients, this procedure is extremely effective in eliminating the painful symptoms of knee arthritis and restoring mobility and range of motion. However, during 
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NBA Star Derrick Rose Out for Season after Successful Knee Surgery

The Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose recently suffered a meniscus tear in his right knee during a game against the Portland Trailblazers. This is a big blow to Chicago Bulls fans, as Rose missed the entire 2012-13 season last year while recovering from surgery to repair an ACL tear in his left knee. Rose has 
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Notre Dame Nose Guard Louis Nix III Has Season Ending Knee Surgery

Star nose guard for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team will miss the rest of the season as well as their bowl game after undergoing knee surgery on November 21st. Nix had a torn meniscus in his left knee that had been bothering him for almost a year now. He was able to play 
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