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Tennis Elbow: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Also known as lateral epicondylitis, tennis elbow is an injury caused by strain on the muscles in your forearm. Connected to your wrist, hand, and elbow, these muscles may get damaged by repeated contraction due to overuse, causing sharp pain and discomfort. Getting To the Bottom of It The most obvious cause of tennis elbow is, as the name suggests, the sport itself. Since tennis players use backhand and overhead movements repeatedly, they’re susceptible to this particular injury. However, they’re not the only ones who may develop tennis elbow. [...]

May 9th, 2019|0 Comments

All You Need To Know About Musculoskeletal Disorders

According to WHO, musculoskeletal disorders or MSDs are the second largest contributors to disabilities, affecting thousands of people each year.  These are injuries or repetitive strain of the musculoskeletal system that impact the body’s functional movements. These include injuries of the ligaments, soft tissue, cartilage, muscles, tendons, and nerves. What Causes MSDs? Your chances of having a musculoskeletal disorder depend on: Age:The older you are, the more at risk you are for developing an MSD. Occupation:The type of work you do on a daily basis (e.g. lifting heavy [...]

April 11th, 2019|0 Comments

3 Common Misconceptions about Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cell therapy (STC) has come a long way ever since it’s conception over a century ago by Alexander Maximow. However, because of the ongoing research and continuously evolving scientific theories regarding STC treatment, people still have some confusion about this form of treatment. Here are three STC therapy myths, debunked. 1. Stem Cells Are Only Harvested From Embryos While stem cells have been associated with embryonic stem cells, the fact of the matter is it is just one type of stem cells studied in medicine. The use of [...]

April 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Adipose Derived Stem Cells and Musculoskeletal Injuries

Bone marrow is typically considered to be the ultimate source of obtaining autologous stem cells. However, the adipose tissue, too, contains a high concentration of stem cells that may be used to treat musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. […]

March 13th, 2019|0 Comments