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Platelet-rich plasma therapy a safe option for cartilage damage, new study finds Public release date: 14-Jul-2012[ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: Lisa Weisenbergerlisa@aossm.org847-655-8647American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Platelet-rich plasma therapy a safe option for cartilage damage, new study finds BALTIMORE, MD ? When it comes to treating cartilage tears in athletes, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is a safe and effective method of treatment, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Baltimore.
Study by University of Michigan Health System shows race and neighborhood status impact pain management and suggests doctors may need to be more aware of a patient’s life circumstances when treating their chronic pain.
A team of researchers led by Boston University biomedical engineer and chemist Mark Grinstaff has developed a unique material and drug delivery mechanism that could pave the way for implants that release a drug at a designated rate for months.
Individuals with poorer health or psychological issues may be prone to developing chronic widespread pain following a traumatic event. This new research, published today in Arthritis Care & Research, a peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Rheumatology, found that the onset of chronic pain was more often reported following a traffic accident than from other physically traumatic triggers.
According to new research conducted at Oregon Health & Science University, yoga exercises may have the power to combat the chronic pain caused by fibromyalgia — a medical disorder characterized by chronic widespread pain.
There may be a very good reason that people naturally clutch their hand after receiving an injury. A new report shows that self-touch offers significant relief for acute pain under experimental conditions. Researchers from UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience suggest that the relief comes from a change in the brain’s representation of the rest of [...]
Black patients are prescribed fewer pain medications than whites and few women receive medications strong enough to manage their chronic pain, according to a study in the August issue of Journal of Pain. University of Michigan Health System researchers found other racial and gender gaps in the pain care journey that suggests changes are needed beginning with primary care doctors.
Head and neck cancer patients who reported poor sleep quality one year after diagnosis had more symptoms of chronic pain and complaints of dry mouth related to radiation treatments, according to a recent study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
In a University of Michigan Health System study, 1 out of 3 patients with chronic pain reported using complementary and alternative medicine therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractic visits for pain relief.