Navigation Links
Stronger Quadricep Controls Knee Osteoarthritis

Arthritis is a term that means inflammation of a joint There are many types of arthritis.One of them is Osteo arthritis. Osteoarthritis// is also called 'degenerative joint disease,' or 'wear-and-tear arthritis.'. Quadricep is the muscle which straightens the leg at the knee joint. A stronger quadriceps muscle helps to prevent the deterioration of cartilage at the knee cap among those with knee osteoarthritis, according to research done at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC. Strengthening exercises have always been welcomed for the quadriceps muscle of the leg as it was very beneficial to the knee joint in those with knee osteoarthritis. Earlier it was thought that greater quadriceps strength may be harmful to the tibiofemoral joint. “Those with better quadriceps strength were less likely to lose cartilage behind the knee cap,” explains Shreyasee Amin, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and principal investigator of the study. “This makes sense as a stronger quadriceps would be better able to keep the knee cap from moving laterally and tracking abnormally with joint movement. This study should encourage patients with knee osteoarthritis to speak with their doctors about how best to improve quadriceps strength.”

Source-IANS
RM
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Stronger Backing for Drug-Coated Stents
2. Health Care Ties To Get Stronger Between India And Britain
3. Women Portray Stronger Immune Response As Compared to Men, Study Suggests
4. Stronger Doses Fewer Administration for Breast Cancer
5. Quadriceps Strength Benefits Those with Knee Osteoarthritis
6. Scientists Discover Hormone That Controls Hunger
7. Brain behind the Brawn: Vital Molecule in the Brain Controls Appetite
8. Pair of MicroRNA Molecules Controls Major Oncogene in Most Common Leukemia
9. Molecular ‘On/Off Switch’ Controls Immune Defenses Against Viruss
10. Glucose Sensor That Controls Glucose Metabolism Identified
11. A Protein in Brain Cells Controls Obesity: Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/29/2017)... ... 30, 2017 , ... Sublime Naturals and its founder, Kathy Heshelow, are big ... has been used for thousands of years. , "The West has caught on, and ... Turmeric: How to Use it For Your Wellness. Overcome Inflammation, Enemy of the Body. ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... Wellington, Florida (PRWEB) , ... March 29, 2017 ... ... will be hosting several educational opportunities for attending prescribers at the upcoming World ... Pharmacy Network said, “A4M has always been recognized as the visionary leader in ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... The ... a referral to new patients from Burnaby, BC. Patients in need of experienced ... reconstruction services, can see the esteemed team at Wall Centre Dental. Drs. Parviz ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... in Carnegie, OK, from Dr. Jamie Cameron, with or without a referral. ... to traditional orthodontic treatment. Depending on each patient’s case, treatment with the FASTBRACES ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... Mich. (PRWEB) , ... March ... ... and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) is growing as it continues developing an ANSI-approved, ... supplement industry. The organization, which plans to publish the first ANSI-approved GMP ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... 29, 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... report to their offering. ... The global gas chromatograph market to grow at a ... report, Global Gas Chromatograph Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on ... covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... & Forecast" report to their offering. ... Proton Therapy Market in Italy ... 2016. There are currently three proton therapy centers in Italy ... In Italy , the first patients were treated with ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... , Mar 29, 2017  Providence Medical ... announced the addition of two industry veterans to ... has joined the company to lead Global Marketing, ... leadership.  Together, Mr. Lynch and Mr. Scott have ... Mr. Lynch joins the company with ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: