Stem cell therapy for knees
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Stem Cell Therapy for Knees: The Case For and Against

Does Stem Cell Therapy for Knees Work? Here at the Pain Relief Institute, we’re not shy about proclaiming the benefits of stem cell therapy for a variety of ailments and conditions, and we don’t think we need to be. Our countless success stories give us confidence in the efficacy of our methods. But honesty is …

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Stem Cell Recruitment Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia: What We Know Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition. There are more than 10 million sufferers in the United States, and it’s estimated that 3-6% of the world’s population has the illness. Women are more likely to develop it than men, and people over 18 are more likely to develop it than those under …

Stem cell recruitment therapy for hand, wrist, and CMC arthritis
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Stem Cell Recruitment Therapy for Hand, Wrist, and CMC Arthritis

Does Your Hand or Wrist Hurt? Stem Cell Recruitment Therapy Can Help Many of us suffer from aching hands and/or wrists. Sometimes the pain comes from an injury like one you might sustain in a fall, sports accident, or car crash. Maybe the accident resulted in a triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tear, damage to the …

Fibromyalgia and diet
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Fibromyalgia and Diet

What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a disorder in which sufferers experience widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and mood, sleep, and memory disorders (the so-called “fibro fog.”) Some researchers believe fibromyalgia is essentially a problem with the way the brain processes pain signals. Women are more likely to develop fibromyalgia than men. You’re more likely to get …

Pronation of the foot
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Pronation Problems

What Is Pronation? Pronation refers to the way your foot rolls to distribute the force of impact when you walk or run. Essentially, the foot rolls inward. When pronation is happening as it should, it’s a normal and useful part of the way the body moves. Unfortunately, it doesn’talways happen as it should, and then …

Shoulder pop and shoulder pain
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When You Hear Your Shoulder Pop

Why Does Your Shoulder Pop? You may well have heard your shoulder clicking from time to time. If not, you’ve almost certainly heard somebody else’s shoulder cracking. That shoulder pop is a common phenomenon, especially when a person reaches a certain age. You may be vague on exactly why it happens, though. To understand why, …

Knee strengthening exercises
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Knee Strengthening Exercises

Why Knee Strengthening Exercises Are Important No one can guarantee you’ll never experience knee pain over the course of your life. An impact, possibly sustained during an auto accident or a sports mishap, can produce a knee injury. An illness like osteoarthritis can wear away the cartilage in your knee as you age. If either …

Foods to help the immune system
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Foods to Help Your Immune System

What Is the Immune System? The immune system protects the body against harmful bacteria and germs that cause infection as well as pathogens like parasitic worms. When it’s working properly, the immune gets rid of these microscopic invaders. When it doesn’t, you’re more vulnerable to sickness. The immune system is made of various components working …

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Knee Extension Lag

What Is Knee Extension Lag? When your leg is in proper working order, you have no difficulty straightening it out completely. People with the condition called knee extension lag, however, can’t do that. When they try, the knee remains partly bent. The severity of the condition is expressed in degrees. If the patient does his …

Knee pain
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The Causes of Knee Pain

Why Do You Have Knee Pain? If you’ve ever had knee pain, you know it can be quite painful indeed and interfere with a great many day-to-day activities to boot. It’s very limiting if you can’t even get up out of a chair and move around without distress. Naturally a knee pain sufferer wants to …