News tagged with knee cartilage

Better cartilage repairs using stem cells

Using adult stem cells is a good way of culturing better-quality cartilage to repair worn hips and knees. New cartilage that has good properties can be grown in particular by cultivating adult stem cells ...

Mar 21, 2013
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Too much or too little activity bad for knees

Both very high and very low levels of physical activity can accelerate the degeneration of knee cartilage in middle-aged adults, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North ...

Nov 26, 2012
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New protocol cuts patient rehab time

There is good news for post-operative knee surgery patients with UWA research confirming that an accelerated return to full weight bearing is not only feasible, but it provides better outcomes.

Aug 23, 2013
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