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How a Warm-Up Routine Can Save Your Knee

As football, rugby, and netball season draws nearer we thought it would be a good time to talk about sporting knee injuries. The most debilitating of all that will promptly put a stop to your season and more than likely have you visiting the surgeon is a injury to your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). 426 more words


Regeneration 2.0

Biomedical technologies have improved greatly during the last years thanks to the close relationship developed between engineering and biology. The advancement in tissue regeneration has been encouraging and fast and has reached complex tissues in the liver or the kidney. 95 more words


Stem Cell Treatment to Repair Torn Meniscus ‘Very, Very Close’

Courtesy of Cameron Scott @ Healthline:

Every year about 1 million people have surgery to repair a tear in the meniscus of their knee, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 772 more words



Physical Therapy as Effective as Surgery for Torn Meniscus and Arthritis of the Knee, (Human) Study Suggests

“Surgery may not always be the best first course of action. 3,514 more words

Dog Knee Surgery

Being a Groover Isn't Always Pain Free!

Dance injuries can affect anyone, whether you are a professional dancer or just someone who likes to groove.

Some common dance injuries:-


Common knee surgery may lead to arthritis and cartilage loss



CHICAGO – A popular surgery to repair meniscal tears may increase the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients, according to research presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). 617 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Free at last

Well actually… not quite so. I’ve been to the doctor yesterday to get checked on my knee and the good news is: I no longer have to wear this knee brace 24/7. 306 more words