• Two biomarkers that contribute to spine osteoarthritis

    A research team has discovered a pair of tissue biomarkers that directly contribute to the harmful joint degeneration associated with spine osteoarthritis.

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  • What is Cervical Spondylosis

    Cervical spondylosis is a condition in which there is deterioration of the vertebrae, discs, and ligaments in the neck or cervical spine. It is also known as arthritis of the neck, cervical osteoarthritis, or degenerative osteoarthritis. The condition usually appears in men and women older than 40 years, and it progresses with age.

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  • Patients with longer vertebral augmentation procedures have poorer postoperative quality of life, study finds

    Among pain-related and depression-related quality of life measures, longer operative time, younger age and increased time from fracture to surgery were found to negatively impact the minimally clinically important differences seen in patients after vertebral augmentation surgery, according to results of a study presented here.

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  • Benefits of stem cells for treating spinal cord injuries assessed

    Stem cell therapy is a rapidly evolving and promising treatment for spinal-cord injuries. According to a new literature review, published in the April issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (JAAOS), different types of stem cells vary in their ability to help restore function, and an ideal treatment protocol remains unclear

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  • Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men

    Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a University of Missouri researcher has determined another significant benefit to these activities: building bone mass. The study found that individuals who continuously participated in high-impact activities, such as jogging and tennis,

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