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Leading the way in Therapeutic Autologous Biologics

April 22, 2018

Advanced Cellular Biologics with Therapeutic Strength Compositions PurePRP  II is an autologous cellular biologic that has become standard of care for many treatment modalities. In today’s world of regenerative medicine, clinicians are requiring products that are not only clinically effective but, also have the versatility to provide for specific treatment requirements. This may include therapeutic […]

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PRP for Chondral Defects: Partial Thickness Knee Lesions

April 22, 2018

PRP (platelet rich plasma) is an injection treatment performed in the office. PRP for the knee is a biologic regenerative medicine treatment that does not require a surgical procedure.  Knee chondral defects have a limited capacity for self repair due to the low biologic activity of chondrocytes and its lack of blood supply. Articular cartilage […]

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PRP for OA (osteoarthritis knees)

April 22, 2018

PRP (platelet rich plasma) is an injection treatment performed in the office. PRP for the knee is a biologic regenerative medicine treatment that does not require a surgical procedure.  This treatment is used to modify the symptoms of knee OA (osteoarthritis) by counteracting the natural process of Osteoarthritis which alters the normal joint metabolism resulting in […]

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Return-to-Sport Rate After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

April 20, 2018

Eric Hamrin Senorski, PT, MSc, PhD*, Eleonor Svantesson, MD, MSc, Susanne Beischer, PT, MSc, … First Published April 16, 2018 Research Article  Can Athletes return to Strenuous Sports 1 Year after Surgery for a Torn ACL Knee?  The answer is yes, but not all. We continue to learn about return to sport after ACL knee injury.  Not all patients return to their sport.  […]

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Avoiding Complications in Total Knee Replacement Surgery – Body Weight Matters

April 7, 2018

Study: Is there a reasonable BMI criterion for TJA? A study published in the April 4 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery attempts to assess various body mass index (BMI) criteria for total joint arthroplasty (TJA). The authors conducted a retrospective, cohort study of 27,671 TJAs to determine if various BMI eligibility criteria had […]

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Smoking and Surgery is a Poor Mix

April 1, 2018

It’s becoming increasingly clear that orthopaedic patients who smoke have worse outcomes than those who don’t. The clinical effects of smoking on bone and wound healing have been well-studied, and include longer times to union, higher rates of nonunion, and higher rates of infection and wound complications.  Cigarette smoke contains about 5,000 chemical agents and […]

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*Why Obesity Poses Greater Risks for Surgical Complications

March 24, 2018

    A literature review published in the May issue of the Journal of Arthroplasty attempts to define and identify areas of concern for obese patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty (TJA). “Obesity risk assessment is compounded by the fact that obesity is rarely an isolated diagnosis,” the authors write, “and tends to cluster with other co-morbidities that […]

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How Long Until My Knee Replacement Feels Normal

February 2, 2018

As a surgeon my aim is to replicate the function and feel of a natural knee when performing joint replacement surgery. Researchers measure outcomes following surgery and place a “forgotten knee score” to measure satisfaction. 6 months after replacement surgery the score is 59, 12 months after replacement surgery the score is 72, and 24 […]

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