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The Role of Chondrocytes in Fracture Healing

Inflammation plays important roles in the early steps of fracture healing including, the recruitment, expansion, growth and differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), the coordinated interplay of many other cell types, growth factors, and extracellular matrix (ECM) components, as well as the production of cartilage and bone matrix in a temporally controlled manner. 205 more words

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How to Heal Bones Faster

My morning routine goes something like this: move my foot around in a position with the least amount of pain so that I can sleep a little more, then eventually put my foot on the floor and allow the blood and fluids to rush into it slowly to minimize the pain of it all happening at once. 585 more words

JBJS Classics: Sarmiento Pioneered Weight-Bearing Fracture Healing

OrthoBuzz regularly brings you a current commentary on a “classic” article from The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. These articles have been selected by the Editor-in-Chief and Deputy Editors of  402 more words

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