Navigation Links
Exercise Can Strenghten Knee Cartilage

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the leading cause of disability among adults. As the population ages, increased intervention efforts are vital to controlling the individual // and public health toll of this chronic, crippling joint disease.

Along with early diagnosis, moderate exercise is one of the most effective ways to reduce pain and improve function in patients with OA of the knee and hip.

Radiographs, the standard measure of OA's progression, made it impossible to assess cartilage before severe cartilage damage had occurred. However, advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) now make it possible to study cartilage changes earlier in the course of OA.

Recently, researchers writing in the November 2005 issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism, describe the use of a novel MRI technique to determine the impact of moderate exercise on the knee cartilage of subjects at high risk for developing OA. The main aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of moderate exercise on glycosaminoglycan content in knee cartilage in subjects at high risk of knee osteoarthritis.

The authors recruited middle-aged men and women (29 men and 16 women), between the ages of 35 and 50, with a history of surgery for a degenerative meniscus tear within the past 3 to 5 years. Subjects were randomly assigned to either an exercise group or a control group. The exercise group was enrolled in a supervised program of aerobic and weight-bearing moves, for 1 hour, 3 times weekly for 4 months. At the study's onset and follow-up, subjects from both groups underwent MRI scans to evaluate knee cartilage. The technique used focused specifically on the cartilage's glycosaminoglycan content, a key component of cartilage strength and elasticity. Subjects also answered a series of questions about their knee pain and stiffness, as well as their general activity level. Of the original 45 subjects, 30--16 in the exercise group and 14 in the control group--completed t
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Exercises reduce risks of cancers
2. Exercise lowers Risk of Ovarian Cancer
3. Exercise is necessary in daily life
4. Exercise for patients with cancer
5. Exercise therapy for fibromyalgia
6. Exercise has a undeniable effect on cholesterol
7. Exercise with music aids with lung disorders
8. Exercise helps with leg cramps
9. Exercise helps people with cramping leg pain
10. Kids not getting enough Physical Exercise
11. Moderate Exercise may not help prevent Heart Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Exercise Can Strenghten Knee Cartilage

(Date:7/14/2014)... 14, 2014 Dr. Carol Isaacson ... “Cluster Innovations in Personalized Medicine” at the CONVERGE: ... 2014. Dr. Barash and fellow panelists will ... to advance the pace of personalized medicine. ... of implementers and investors will address the dynamic ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... 2014 The high demand in ... clean energy, initiatives of associations and regulatory bodies, ... which drive the growth of the global rare ... in various direct applications ranging from permanent magnets, ... others. , North America is the second-largest region ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Washington D.C., July 14, 2014 A recent study ... Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent ... to the age of onset criterion for diagnosis of ... criterion for ADHD, previously set at 7 in DSM-IV, ... age of onset is now set at 12, rather ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... PA, July 14, 2014 The inability to ignore ... often experienced by individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, reports a ... Psychiatry . , Our brains are usually good at ... learn and filtering out the "noise" or thoughts that ... related in part to a problem with this filtering ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... 14, 2014 Chances are those dollars in your pocket ... most bank notes in the U.S. do. Your cash also ... machine before it came out of the ATM. For more, ... chemistry facts about the almighty dollar. The video is available ... Reactions YouTube , and follow us on Twitter ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Helix Health Advisors’ Carol Isaacson Barash to Lead Panel on Cluster Innovations in Personalized Medicine at CONVERGE: Innovation Meets Health Care July 15-16, 2014. 2Health News:North America Rare Earth Metals Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 8% - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Rare Earth Metals Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 8% - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Rare Earth Metals Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 8% - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:'Noisy' memory in schizophrenia 2
... didn,t seem to matter, study finds , TUESDAY, Oct. 6 ... a deadly form of brain tumor in adulthood, new research ... the teen years was associated with a lower risk of ... increased the chances of such malignancies. , The study appears ...
... (NYSE: LLY ) will announce its financial results for the ... will also conduct a conference call on that day with the ... , The conference call will be held from 9:00 a.m. ... can access a live webcast of the conference call through a ...
... SEATTLE, Oct. 6 While end-of-life care issues have ... reform debate, physicians in the Pacific Northwest can now ... palliative medicine and hospice care. , The new Palliative ... the state of Washington, is a cooperative effort between ...
... Youths, thinner skin makes them more susceptible to severe injury, expert ... day last year, Danette McKinney asked her husband, Shawn, to check ... the door, Shawn didn,t see their 1-year-old daughter toddle up beside ... and shrieked. , "As we were taking her to the hospital, ...
... ... PetDocsOnCall.com is a new virtual pet lover,s community with something for ... direction from practicing veterinarians and specialists. Pet owners can post non-emergency ... quickly. Best of all, PetDocsOnCall.com users can feel secure knowing the ...
... CHICAGO, Oct. 6 The Blue Cross and Blue Shield ... of Health Care Policy, today recognized six Blue Cross and ... awards for their innovative and successful approaches to improving ... in its fifth year, the BlueWorks program ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Exercise in Adolescence May Cut Risk of Deadly Brain Tumor 2Health News:Exercise in Adolescence May Cut Risk of Deadly Brain Tumor 3Health News:New Palliative Medicine Fellowship Created to Train Pacific Northwest Doctors in End-of-Life Care 2Health News:New Palliative Medicine Fellowship Created to Train Pacific Northwest Doctors in End-of-Life Care 3Health News:Burn Rate in Kids Has Dropped, But Still Causes Concern 2Health News:Burn Rate in Kids Has Dropped, But Still Causes Concern 3Health News:PetDocsOnCall.com Connects Pet Owners to the Largest Online Network of Practicing Veterinarians 2Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies Honored for Innovative Programs That Help Consumers Live Healthier Lives 2
(Date:7/14/2014)...  Today, ATS Labs, Inc. (ATS), majority owned by ... of MicroTest Labs, Inc. (MTL) of Agawam ... first step in the strategy of ATS to expand ... the medical device and biopharmaceutical industries.  The combined companies ... , a name that personifies the quality and accuracy ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... , July 14, 2014 ... a technology partnership with global bioengineering leader ... technology for quick-to-market products. The ... DNA2.0,s machine learning optimization technologies, such as ... the process of engineering proteins in the ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... , July 14, 2014 BioAdaptives, Inc. (OTCBB:BDPT) ... Chairman has assumed the roles of President and CEO ... Ferris Holding, Inc., the company that licensed its formulation, ... its financial supporter. "Mr. Gerald ... early transition as a privately held entity to a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ATS Labs, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of MicroTest Labs, Inc. 2ATS Labs, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of MicroTest Labs, Inc. 3Pareto Biotechnologies Announces Technology Partnership With DNA2.0, Inc. 2Pareto Biotechnologies Announces Technology Partnership With DNA2.0, Inc. 3BioAdaptives Prepares for Next Step 2
... COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2010 AccuVein ... illumination system, announced today that it had been awarded ... Project (QTDP) program.  This Federal grant program supports projects ... unmet medical needs, and reduce the long-term growth of ...
... the leading developer of radiology workflow solutions, today ... a joint venture between Inland Imaging and Providence ... system with Medicalis, federated productivity and quality platform ... these two proven solutions will enable radiologists who ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AccuVein Receives Grant for its Award Winning AV300 Vein Illumination System 2Medicalis Acquires RadWorkFlow from Inland Imaging and Providence Health Care 2Medicalis Acquires RadWorkFlow from Inland Imaging and Providence Health Care 3
... future generations. Most gels can be dried by ... our gel dryer, covering them with wet semi-permeable ... hold the cellophane flat. Tut's Tombs also produce ... area somewhat larger than the gel to be ...
... data for future generations. Most gels can be ... plate of our gel dryer, covering them with ... them to hold the cellophane flat. Tut's Tombs ... an open area somewhat larger than the gel ...
... SE 1200 Easy Breeze Air Gel Dryer : ... cm or 24 gels 8 10 cm ... temperatures for rapid drying, or no heat for ... store smooth, transparent, dried gels. Add and remove ...
... Hoefer SE 1200 Easy Breeze Air Gel Dryer ... 25 cm or 24 gels 8 10 ... air temperatures for rapid drying, or no heat ... or store smooth, transparent, dried gels. Add and ...
Medicine Products: