Blog Posts in 2018

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The Impact of Hot Weather On Your Joints

When you think about weather conditions that cause joint pain to flare up, cold and rain usually come to mind. However, some people with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic joint ...
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Tips to Prevent Knee Pain

Knee pain falls into two categories: chronic and acute. Chronic pain is caused by an underlying condition, such as osteoarthritis, which occurs as a natural result of wear and tear on your joints over ...
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How to Ease Joint Pain Over the Summer

Whether you have a chronic joint condition like osteoarthritis, or you injure yourself playing sports, you need an effective way to ease joint pain over the summer. Follow these preventative tips and ...
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Why being overweight can lead to knee problems

Do your knees hurt at the end of the day? Do they seem to be functioning less smoothly than they used to? If you’re overweight, those extra pounds may be to blame. As you probably know, the ...
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Anti-inflammatory foods

Is your diet having a negative impact on your health? If you’re eating food that causes inflammation, it very well could be. Inflammation is a natural response to a foreign substance invading ...
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Stem Cells Treat a Variety of Musculoskeletal Joint Disorders

Did you know that musculoskeletal complaints plague about fifty percent of Americans? Injuries and disorders can impact many different components of the musculoskeletal system, including muscles, ...
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Why choose The Knee Institute and Regenerative Medicine?

If you’re seeking real solutions to the problems of musculoskeletal injuries or disorders, there are a variety of medical professionals available to treat you. These complaints are not uncommon ...
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Dealing with Knee Pain

Knee pain is an incredibly common—and unfortunate—problem that millions of Americans face every year. The Knee Institute understands this and offers a wide variety of treatment options for ...
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What Different Types of Stem Cells Can Do

The words “stem cells” mean different things to different people. For some, they hold the secrets to potential medical breakthroughs. For others, they are a complete mystery. At the Knee ...
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The Benefits of Non-Surgical Knee Treatment

If you’re living with knee pain, you may have considered knee replacement surgery. While knee replacement is certainly an option, there are several other non-surgical knee treatments that should ...
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Common Symptoms of Arthritis in the Knees

Arthritis in the knee is quite common, and plenty of people have it but don’t know much about it. Osteoarthritis of the knee is more prevalent among older adults, but it can also occur in young ...
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Types of Stem Cells: 101

Stem cells aren’t all the same as different types come from different places in the human body and are formed during different stages in our lives. Those include embryonic stem cells which only ...
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How to Prevent Knee Injuries While Running

Running is a great form of exercise, but it can also be pretty hard on your knees. While some people have taken to walking instead of running, others still find it necessary to engage in running for a ...
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Eight Ways to Reduce Joint Pain Associated with Diabetes

Diabetes is already tough to manage, but when you consider the joint pain that accompanies it, it can be even more difficult. Diabetes is known to damage joints which leads to joint pain, and without ...
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What Are Human Umbilical Cord Stem Cells?

One of the most promising sources of mesenchymal stem cells is the human umbilical cord. Collection of these stem cells is painless and the cells have fast self-renewing properties. Compared to ...
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How to prevent knee injuries in football

Football is a popular sport, but did you know it’s the number one cause of school sports-related injuries? Knee injuries, especially damage to the anterior or posterior cruciate ligament or to ...
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The Clinic Makes the Difference - Staff, Equipment, and Environment

While choosing an individual physician is important, another great way to choose the care you receive is based on the clinic itself. From the doctors to the rest of the clinic staff, the equipment ...
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How to keep your knees strong

Knees are important because they provide stability to the body and allow you to stand, crouch, walk, run, and jump. When something goes wrong with the knees, it can be very painful and severely ...
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The Doctor Makes the Difference - Look at The Physician's Credentials

When you relocate or get new health insurance, it can be difficult to figure out which doctor you should go to. You trust your health to your doctor so you wouldn’t want to choose one without ...
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The Best Foods for Your Joints

If you live with arthritis or some other form of joint pain, you don’t necessarily have to take medication to make you feel better. In fact, there are plenty of foods that can help your joint ...
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Human Umbilical Cord Stem Cells 101

The human umbilical cord has become a valuable source of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). Human umbilical cord stem cells can be collected painlessly and they provide faster self-renewal. MSCs have the ...
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How to Prevent Knee Injuries in Basketball

Millions of Americans love to play basketball because it provides both fun and exercise at the same time. Basketball is also a way to interact socially with others, so at first glance, it seems like ...
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Comparing Total Knee Replacement Surgery to Human Umbilical Cord Stem Cells

There are millions of Americans living with painful medical conditions related to musculoskeletal problems including Osteoarthritis and tendon, muscle, and ligament sprains, strains, and tears. ...
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Common Knee Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Knee injuries are unfortunately quite common, and there are many different types of knee injuries as well. Luckily there are some things you can do to help avoid and prevent knee injuries, although ...
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The Best Foods for Your Joints

If you live with arthritis or some other form of joint pain, you don’t necessarily have to take medication to make you feel better. In fact, there are plenty of foods that can help your joint ...
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