Marrow Access Technologies Partners with Spartan Medical to Provide Novel Cartilage Repair Therapy to US Veterans and Department of Defense Service Members
The SmartShot marrow access device is uniquely designed to promote cartilage healing in the knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and hip.
That’s the question a team of Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve researchers tried to answer with a systematic review of the literature. The team was hoping to quantify to determine rates, timelines, and prognostic factors which can determine how fast young TKA patients return to work and / or return to sports. Their work, “Return to Sports and Return to Work After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” was published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery on July 27, 2023.
With Tang’s method, a doctor would inject an adhesive along the tear that forms a scaffold, which attaches to the cartilage and attracts progenitor cells that actually regrow the labral tissue and completely repair the tear.
Stem cell therapy has brought hope for tendon healing in patients with final stage rotator cuff tendinopathy. Some clinical trials have confirmed the effectiveness of stem cell therapy for rotator cuff tendinopathy, but its application has not been promoted and approved. There are still many issues that should be solved prior to using stem cell therapy in clinical applications.
When something compresses or pinches a nerve in the shoulder, a person may experience pain, numbness, or tingling. Pinched nerves typically heal without treatment.
Knee pain at night is a common discomfort that can be caused by injury, arthritis, bursitis, gout, and more. This pain at bedtime is not only frustrating but also can lead to pain-induced insomnia, which can leave you exhausted during the day.
Moderate to vigorous physical activity early in the day influences weight management, health outcomes
Even though epidemiological evidence has been controversial regarding the optimal timing of physical activity for weight management, the hours of 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. appear to be the most favorable time of day to enhance the association between daily moderate to vigorous physical activity and obesity, according to a new analysis titled "The Diurnal Pattern of Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity and Obesity: A Cross-Sectional Analysis", published in the journal Obesity.
All-inside meniscal repair is relatively successful when performed with concurrent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, according to a study published in the June 21 issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
Swimming isn’t just good exercise, it’s great exercise. That’s thanks to the water itself, which offers buoyancy and resistance that makes it easier on your whole body than other forms of exercise.
EpiBone has received Investigational New Drug (IND) clearance from the FDA to begin testing its lab-grown knee cartilage in humans.