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Obesity Contributes to Rapid Cartilage Loss

... on Aging. Dr. Roemer's study consisted of 347 knees in 336 patients. The patient group was comprised ... BMI typically ranges from 18.5 to 25. Only knees with minimal or no baseline cartilage damage were included. Of 347 knees selected for the study, 20.2 percent exhibited ...

Obesity contributes to rapid cartilage loss

... on Aging. Dr. Roemer's study consisted of 347 knees in 336 patients. The patient group was comprised ... BMI typically ranges from 18.5 to 25. Only knees with minimal or no baseline cartilage damage were included. Of 347 knees selected for the study, 20.2 percent exhibited ...

Exercise Physiologist and Celebrity Trainer Bob Greene Leads National Campaign to Showcase Osteoarthritis Pain Management Techniques and New Treatment Approaches

... amenable to topical treatment, including the knees and those of the hands. The product has not been ... joints amenable to topical treatment, such as the knees and those of the hands; the product has not been ... joints amenable to topical treatment, such as the knees and those of the hands. VOLTAREN(R) gel has not ...

Save Your Knees!

... interactive site about KNEES! The new Save Your knees Web Portal ( www.saveyourknees.org ) is full of multimedia information focused on knees: keeping knees healthy, exercise, common knee problems, injury ... a new question will be featured. Healthy knees at Any Age - click and drag the slider bar to ...

Outdoor Winter Safety Tips

... Either sitting or lying on your back, pull your knees to your chest and hold for 30 seconds. When sledding, the preferred method is to sit on knees (or in a kneeling position) to minimize ... Stand with your legs shoulder width apart, knees aligned over your feet. Slowly lower your ...

New Strong Knees DVD Offers Knee Pain Relief from Body Insight, Inc. and Gaiam Inc.

... DVD for people with knee pain. The Strong knees DVD, hosted by physical therapist Chantal ... DVD for people with knee pain. The Strong knees DVD , hosted by physical therapist Chantal ... the founder of Body Insight, Inc. The Strong knees DVD - the first exercise video of its kind, ...

Texas Back Institute Announces 'Nine for Your Spine' for National Spine Health Day - October 16

... "Draw in" exercise Lie on your back with knees bent. Imagine buttoning very tight pants. ... 3. Pretzel stretch Lie on your back with knees bent; place opposite ankle on opposite ... sets. 5. Bridges Lie on your back with knees bent and feet spread shoulder-width apart. ...

Zimmer Reports Fourth Quarter and 2007 Financial Results

... 899 15 10 knees Americas ... 3,261 12 9 knees Americas ... 15 5 10 knees Americas 10 ...

Study Probes Source of Knee Arthritis Pain

... For this study, researchers looked at people with knees (a total of 110) that had signs of knee ... were compared to a control group of people with knees (a total of 220) who had no frequent symptoms at ... damage was detected in 38 percent of case group knees and 29 percent of control group knees. Meniscal ...

Meniscal damage and the development of persistent knee pain

... with members of the study population, 110 case knees were identified. They were defined as knees free from symptoms at baseline, which had ... studys 15-month culmination mark. 220 control knees were drawn randomly from ...

Close to Barefoot Best for Arthritic Knees

... Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Sore, arthritic knees may do better with flip-flops and flexible ... extremity, in particular the amount of load your knees experience when you walk," said lead researcher ... barefoot was associated with lower load on the knees compared to walking with normal walking shoes. ...

Voltaren(R) Gel Receives US Regulatory Approval as the First Approved Topical Prescription Treatment for Pain Associated with Osteoarthritis

... reduce osteoarthritis pain in both the knees and the joints of ... joints amenable to topical treatment, such as the knees and those of the hands. Osteoarthritis is a ... joints amenable to topical treatment, such as the knees and those of the hands. Voltaren Gel ...

New Collagen Meniscus Implant Opens New Vista for Knee Repair

... the first commercially available collagen meniscus implant into the knees of two patients. The journey from medical challenge to medical solution ... patients with arthritis," Stone said. "However, many patients with healthy knees - but who are still missing a portion of their meniscus - will benefit ...

Stryker Operating Results for Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

... Hips 9 (12) 1 (2) 5 knees 11 (15) (3) 0 5 Trauma ... 6 (9) 5 (2) 5 knees 10 (13) 0 0 6 ...

New Cosmetic Developments from Beverly Hills

... (Wiley & Sons, May 2009), brings you a bolder butt and tighter knees with his SMOOTH FILL technique. (PRWEB) April ... at the gym with youthful body tone but the old sagging skin elbows and knees give it all away? Now using a combined approach utilizing radio frequency ...

MultiVu Video Feed: Save Your Knees! Treatments Are Available!

... waited so long. Anyone who has knee pain or questions about their knees should visit: saveyourknees.org. Sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, saveyourknees.org lists important information about your knees presented in an easy-to-understand manner. SATELLITE FEEDS: ...

Stryker Operating Results for Quarter Ended December 31, 2008

... 0 (12) 0 (6) 0 knees 16 (1) 13 9 15 ... 2 3 0 3 1 knees 15 13 10 14 13 ...

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter Financial Results

... Total 872 12 6 knees Americas 280 7 6 ... Total 12 6 6 knees Americas 7 1 6 ...

ACL Tears Worth Fixing in Seniors

... court and soccer field, and now new research suggests their injured knees can tolerate surgery just as easily as their younger counterparts. A ... 60s did well after undergoing reconstruction of injured tissues in their knees known as anterior cruciate ligaments. A couple decades ago, surgeons ...

The risk of osteoarthritis and index to ring finger length ratio

... in Nottingham. All had clinically significant symptomatic OA of the knees or hips, requiring consideration of joint replacement surgery. Recruited ... 67 years for cases and 63 years for controls. Radiographs of both knees and the pelvis were obtained for all participants. Every participant also ...

Heart-Healthy Workouts Help Knees, Too

... osteoarthritis, while other studies found that exercise may protect the knees from osteoarthritis. In this new study, researchers analyzed the effect ... varying levels of intensity, frequency and duration of exercise had on the knees of 257 healthy adults, ages 50 to 79, with no history of knee ...

Muscle patterns in women may be linked to at risk positioning for ACL tears

... Prevention Center. Think of a person who jumps and lands with knock knees (knees turned in) as opposed to a person who lands with minimal or no ... at the knee (thigh and shank aligned). The person who lands with their knees turned in too much appears, based on previous research, to be more likely ...

Five Questions About Eczema

... The rashes that characterize eczema can occur on skin anywhere on the body, but most commonly develop on the face, inside the elbows, behind the knees and on the hands and feet. (14) Other areas of body affected by the disorder include the skin around the eyes. (15) Ho w is ec z ema ...

New Research Reveals the Majority of Parents Overlook Key Steps to Keep Curious Toddlers Safe at Home

... to preventing injury. As soon as your baby starts standing-up in the crib or attempting those first steps, it's time to get down on your hands and knees and take a second look at the safety of your home from your toddler's point-of-view. Inspect each room to spot the hazards that need to be fixed." ...

Detecting early signs of osteoarthritis

... see whether this correlates with x-ray changes or with increases in pain. A control group of healthy volunteers will also undergo ultrasound on their knees as a comparison group. ...

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... and CEO. "We achieved sequential improvement in revenue on a day-rate basis for the quarter in six of our seven product categories, including knees and Hips. We are once again reaffirming our 2009 sales and earnings guidance." Net earnings for the second quarter were $210.1 million on a ...

Study identifies potential fix for damaged knees

... bone. The bilayered structure has mechanical properties that approximately match the adjacent cartilage and bone. Surgeons inserted the plug in the knees of 26 patients with donor lesions from OATS procedures and followed up with imaging studies (with MRI and T2-mapping) at various intervals for a ...

Too Much Texting Can Spell Neck, Arm Pain

... breaks. Pay attention to posture. When seated at a desk, your monitor should be at eye level, your arms should be bent at a 90-degree angle, your knees should be bent at 90 degrees and your feet should rest on the floor. Many people hunch over when texting because they're trying to see the tiny ...

Working Out in the Garden

... Protect yourself from the sun by wearing sunscreen, long-sleeved shirts, long pants and a wide-brimmed hat. When lifting heavy items, bend at the knees and keep your back straight. Invest in a kneeling cushion to support and protect your knees. Wear gloves to avoid getting blisters on your hands. ...

Artificial Ankle Takes Giant Step Forward

... about two inches square. Plus it's not covered by a lot of tissue. It sort of sticks out there in the breeze, whereas the hips you can bury and the knees you can bury to a certain extent." "The upper extremities are not weight-bearing," Baumhauer added. "The knee surface is a lot larger. The ankle ...

ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Studies to be Featured at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress

... destruction and disability. Characteristics of RA include redness, swelling, pain and movement limitation around joints of the hands, feet, elbows, knees and neck that leads to loss of function. In addition, the systemic symptoms of RA include fatigue, decreased hemoglobin, osteoporosis and may ...

Improper Use of Booster Seats Puts Many Kids at Risk

... adult-sized shoulder restraint fits properly. O'Neil said, ideally, older children should use a booster seat until they reach a height where their knees extend over the seat at a 90-degree angle and their feet touch the floor while sitting firmly against the car or truck seat. Because of the danger of ...

Riley Hospital-IU study finds booster car seats not being used appropriately

... Dr. O'Neil, children of any age, who have outgrown child car seats, need a booster seat until, when sitting against the automobile's seat back, their knees extend over the seat at a 90 degree angle and ideally their feet touch the floor. As with car seats for younger children, booster seats should only ...

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Announces Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence (MORE) Award Winners

... Consumer Print Journalism: Local Newspaper Carol Ann Campbell, New Jersey Star Ledger - "Saving the knees and the Careers of Female Athletes" Alexa James, New York Times Herald-Record - "The Wounds of War: Battle Injuries Bring Medical ...

Stryker Operating Results for Quarter Ended March 31, 2009

... Currency Reported Currency Orthopaedic Implants sales: Hips 3 (7) 9 (2) 6 knees 8 (12) 4 1 6 Trauma 10 (3) 6 2 8 ...

Video: Helping Weekend Warriors Stay in the Game

... shop instead of taking the car. Use your lunch break to take a walk. 2. Cross-train. Mix things up. If you've always been a runner but your knees can no longer stand your old five-day-a-week routine, ride a bike or hop in the pool every other day instead. 3. Consider supplements. Some ...

Gurgle's Guide on How to Beat Morning Sickness and Pregnancy Fatigue

... can wait -   When your friends and family offer to help - let them! -   Sleep on your side with a pillow between your knees -   Try to get as many early nights as you can -   Eat foods that are rich in iron and vitamins ...

Avoid Spring Cleaning Spills

... bending should be part of any spring cleaning project: Separate your feet, shoulder-width apart, keep your back upright and bend at the knees while tightening the stomach muscles. Lift with your leg muscles as you stand up; don't try to lift any object by yourself if it is too ...

LeAnn Rimes Shares Her Personal Struggle With Psoriasis in Nation's Capital

... left untreated. "When I was diagnosed two years ago with psoriasis, my doctor gave me a tube of cream to treat the few lesions on my elbows and knees and sent me home," Krafsur said. "Within a few months, 50 percent of my body was covered with itchy, red and bleeding sores. The pain was so ...

Hip Osteoarthritis Therapy No Better Than Placebo

... FDA-approved injection for knees less effective in deep joint areas, study finds FRIDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) -- A single injection of hyaluronic acid is no more ...
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