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  • Autologous chondrocyte implantation in the knee: M-ACI has comparable benefit to therapy alternative

    Autologous chondrocyte implantation in the knee: M-ACI has comparable benefit to therapy alternative
    source:
    Medical Xpress

    Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) has been used in adults with deep cartilage defects for over 30 years and has been further developed and modified over time. For the most recent procedure, matrix-induced ACI (M-ACI), favorable effects have been shown suggesting that the benefits are at least comparable to those of therapy alternatives.

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  • Why physical activity matters now more than ever

    Why physical activity matters now more than ever
    source:
    Medical Xpress

    Exercise not only helps people with long-term conditions better manage their health but also boosts the immune system. So how can we support more people to be physically active?

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  • Transplanting Fat Cells: Relieving Knee Pain

    Transplanting Fat Cells: Relieving Knee Pain
    Source:
    Ivanhoe

    It’s a never-ending pain, sometimes dull, sometimes sharp, accompanied by stiffness and loss of mobility. Fourteen million people suffer from arthritis in the knee. New numbers show that one out of 12 adults over the age of 25 will have a knee replacement sometime during their lifetime. But one new treatment is hoping to delay a replacement and take the pain away by transplanting fat cells.

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  • Is There Such a Thing as Good Pain and When Should You Listen to Your Body?

    Is There Such a Thing as Good Pain and When Should You Listen to Your Body?
    Source:
    healthessentials

    Weight-bearing and cardiovascular activities stress the body. As a result of that stress, we enhance our strength and endurance. By pushing our physical boundaries, we optimize our athletic performance. But this process is almost always at the cost of feeling some level of pain.

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  • How Is a Rotator Cuff Tear Diagnosed?

    How Is a Rotator Cuff Tear Diagnosed?
    Source:
    healthline

    A doctor or physiotherapist can use one of more than 25 functional tests during a physical exam to diagnosis a torn rotator cuff. Some of these tests directly indicate a rotator cuff injury and others rule out similar injuries like nerve impingement or torn labrum.

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