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Knee Pain Articles

Your (Over) Weight and Your Knee

Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, fl    I am often asked by patients what can be done for my arthritis? This is very prevalent in the knee. A glaring reality is that our society is overweight. The average American gains 10 pounds per decade. This translates to greater stress reactions...

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Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

p; Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL      Osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It is associated with wear and tear. Weight bearing joints such as the hip and knee are commonly affected....

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Meniscal Tears

>   Meniscal Tears     Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Injuries to the meniscus are one of the most common problems that occur in patients with knee pain.  The meniscus is a cushion or shock absorber separating the two bones that bear the weight in the knee.  The meniscus has several functions...

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Professional Football: Knee Meniscal Tears, Surgery, and Stem Cells

Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Professional football is of course a grueling sport. Injury reports are part of the landscape. Knee injuries are common. Regenerative Medicine has arrived and the ability to incorporate procedures such as Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy into...

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Hip and Knee Arthritis at the Same Time: PRP or Stem Cells?

Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater fl Osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis is a common malady of aging, and as such can afflict multiple joints. Unfortunately this may involve the same limb. For bio-mechanical and obviously painful reasons this dual osteoarthritic problem involving both the...

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Can Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) be used for all Joints?

tyle=”text-align: center;”>Can Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) be used for all Joints? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater Fl Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) is a Regenerative Medicine therapy that utilizes the body’s own natural repair mechanisms to create a healing response. Platelet-Rich-Plasma...

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KNEE BRACING FOR MENISCAL INJURIES

Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl A frequent question is whether after a knee injury, specifically a meniscal tear or injury, is can a brace be effective.  In any type of trauma, whether it is from sports or a lifting injury that results in a tear of the lining of the knee joint or meniscus...

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Women Have Less Knee Cartilage

A study looking at the amount of knee cartilage volume on MRI scans reflects what may be obvious in that men have significantly larger knee cartilage volume than women.  She was found to be independent of body and bone size.  The exact implications for these findings have not been thoroughly...

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