April, 2015

Stem Cells May Improve Tendon Healing, Reduce Risk

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

An injection of a patient’s bone marrow stem cells during rotator cuff surgery significantly improved healing and tendon durability, according to a study presented today, March 26, at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Each year in the U.S., more than 2 million people have rotator cuff surgery to...  read more

Low Back Pain 101

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

What Is Low Back Pain? Low back pain is a universal human experience — almost everyone has it at some point. The lower back, which starts below the ribcage, is called the lumbar region. Pain here can be intense and is one of the top causes of missed work. Fortunately, low back pain often gets...  read more

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