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Researchers Moving Toward Creating Cartilage from Embryonic Stem Cells

People who suffer with osteoarthritis might wish doctors could simply replace the cartilage that once cushioned the joint but has worn away with time. Well, that might soon be a reality. Scientists in the UK have successfully produced cartilage created from embryonic stem cells. The research could lead to a joint-rejuvenating option in the […]

Tips to Help You Better Choose a Physical Therapist

Not all physical therapy clinics are created equal. It’s important for potential patients to choose their physical therapists carefully, according to experts from the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Convenience and whether or not a physical therapist takes your health insurance are important considerations when choosing a physical therapist, but […]

Having a Physical Therapy Evaluation among the Steps for Healthy Aging, according to Consumer Reports

The article “Healthy aging into your 80s and beyond: 5 keys to a long, healthful life,” published May 2014 in Consumer Reports, offers important strategies that can help people older than 50 stay healthy into old age. Here are key recommendations from that piece.

Successful aging requires smart planning, calculated decision making and […]

Research Shows Common Knee Problem Responds to Physical Therapist-guided Quad Strengthening

There is strong evidence that the use of a physical therapist-guided quadriceps strengthening program reduces pain and improves function in people with patellofemoral pain syndrome, according to a review of studies published April 25, 2014 in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.

Knee pain from patellofemoral pain syndrome is common among […]