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Osteoarthritis and prolotherapy

May 7, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold — One of the most common health conditions is osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease. Arthritis is a leading cause of disability in the world, affecting 43 million persons. When one suffers from osteoarthritis, a group of mechanical abnormalities including a gradual “wear and tear” […]

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Prolotherapy for sports injuries

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Nearly anyone who has ever experienced a sports- or exercise-related injury can tell you that sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness, treatment and prevention of those injuries. Although sports teams have employed physicians for many years, it is only since the late 20th […]

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Do you really want to wear those high heels?

February 27, 2012

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by Chung-Li Wang —  For years, orthopedic surgeons have been warning women about the perils of wearing high heels. Those who wear high heels risk foot injury, muscle imbalance, bone deformities, knee and ankle joint problems, bunions, hammer toes and more. A new study featured in the November 2009 issue of Foot & Ankle International […]

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