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By |November 25th, 2014||

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By |November 25th, 2014||

Is this the Last Word on Knee Arthritis and Vitamin D?

knee arthritis and vitamin D

There have been many studies this past few years on knee arthritis and vitamin D. Regrettably, the conclusions have been all over the map. Now a new study with a better design says that low Vitamin D is associated with knee […]

By |November 23rd, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|

Knee Cap Pain with Running: Better Treated with Hip Exercises

knee cap pain with running

Your body is a connected machine, yet today’s orthopedic care system is dedicated to breaking it up into it’s component parts. Take for example knee cap pain with running. The focus for treatment is typically on the knee, now more research shows it […]

By |November 22nd, 2014|Knee, Latest News|

New Research: Fried Food Messes with the Brain across Generations

trans fats memory

There’s been quite a focus this past 5-10 years on whether epigentic changes can be transferred from mother to child. Meaning, that what your mother gets exposed to in her life that changes her genes may end up messing with your […]

By |November 18th, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|

Shoulder Surgery Bone Spur Removal Causes Problems

shoulder surgery bone spur removal

I commonly see patients with chronic shoulder pain who have undergone a shoulder surgery bone spur removal to “open up” the shoulder. Known as distal clavicular resection, it’s one of the most commonly performed shoulder surgeries with rotator cuff repair. New […]

By |November 17th, 2014|Latest News, Shoulder|

If Your Were a Stem Cell You Could Replace Your Mother…

iPS cells

There’s been a great flurry of attention about iPS cells (induced pluripotent stem cells). These artificial, lab created stem cells seemed to be a unique manufactured article of man, but I recently came across research that would suggest otherwise. The concept of more differentiated […]

By |November 15th, 2014|Latest News|

Hip Labral Tear with Arthritis = Poor Outcomes

Hip Labral Tear with Arthritis
The most common hip surgery in America, outside of hip replacement is now hip arthroscopy to treat a labral tear. In one four year period, the number of hip arthroscopy surgeries exploded by 600%! Many of these patients have a hip […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Hip, Latest News|

Smoking Increases the Likelihood of Chronic Back Pain

smoking increases risk of chronic pain

Smoking and low back pain are not subjects that we would usually associate, and the concept that smoking increases risk of chronic pain is a novel a development. Our understanding of the how the brain reacts to pain has exploded in […]

Resveratrol and Stem Cells: New Research

resveratrol stem cells

I’ve blogged before about resveratrol and stem cells, the substance found in high quantities in red wine. It’s a key player in everything from blood sugar control to aging. Now research continues to show how important it is for your stem cells.

Resveratrol is found […]

By |November 7th, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|