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Muscle regeneration molecular signal found

Muscle injury can sometimes occur with a sudden, inconsiderate movement. Unlike other tissues, such as bone, muscles are not efficient at repair. Regeneration of the muscle requires complex coordination between several different processes. The key player in muscle repair is the muscle stem cells, which divide and produce new muscle cells to fix the muscle […] Read more


Artificial disc provides faster healing and less pain

This past July, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first artificial neck disc. The traditional treatment for cervical degenerative disc disease (DDD) is to remove the diseased disc in a patient’s neck and then fuse two or more bony vertebrae. Degenerative disc disease is a normal part of aging and occurs when our intervertebral […] Read more


NIH addresses chronic pain

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) consists of numerous institutes that address a variety of medical issues. Often the addressed diseases and conditions deal with chronic pain and the NIH has prepared information to address those issues at a variety of web sites. Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis of the Knee Acupuncture for Fibroymyalgia Arthritis Information Arthritis […] Read more


e-Orthopod creates layman’s web site

An easy to use orthopaedic overview of the human body. Excellent site worth checking out […] Read more


Gateway site to Orthopedic sites

Internet Society of Orthopaedic Surgery & Trauma. Good resource for Orthopedic information including: news, forums, articles, patient education, etc […] Read more