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Stem Cell Therapy for the Medial Collateral Ligament

What is the Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL)? The medial collateral ligament, commonly abbreviated as the MCL, is one of two ligaments connecting the femur to the lower leg bone. In addition to this basic purpose, it supports the knee, allows rotation, and keeps the knee from bending backward. How Does the Medial Collateral Ligament Become …

Foods that combat inflammation
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Foods That Combat Inflammation

Why Does Inflammation Happen? You might be surprised to learn that inflammation has a positive side. It’s one way the body attempts to ward off injury and infection. But if you suffer from chronic inflammation, being told there’s a point to it all is cold comfort. No doubt you’re tired of the pain, and you …

Water on the knee, knee effusion, and knee pain
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Water on the Knee

What is Water on the Knee? Water on the knee is a common term for what doctors know as knee effusion. It’s a particular kind of swollen knee. It happens when you have fluid buildup around the knee. You need a certain amount of fluid in your joints where bones come together. The fluid provides …

The Keto Diet and Stem Cell Therapy
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The Keto Diet and Stem Cell Therapy

What is the Keto Diet? Keto diet is short for ketogenic diet, a nutritional program gaining in popularity today. Essentially, it’s a high fat but low carbohydrate diet that helps many people lose weight or control their weight. The word “ketogenic” comes from “ketone.” Ketone bodies are one of three water-soluble molecules produced in the …