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Breakthrough Osteoarthritis Treatment with Stem Cells

Covington Doctor Treats Osteoarthritis with Stem Cells This article features Dr. Kevin Darr from the Covington Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute Published by: New Orleans City Business – October, 2015 (Click Here to Download the Full Article)

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Roking the joint

Strides in joint replacement techniques are helping more get back to their lives. The article from The Advocate features Dr. Kevin Darr from Covington Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute and touches on the features of better joint replacements: Smaller incisions during surgery, Longer-lasting local anesthetics, & Early Mobility.

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The Future is Now

Business Spotlight
Published by Health & Fitness Magazine, May 2014 issue

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Stem Cell Research Study

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Study C. Thomas Vangsness Jr., MD, Jack Farr II, MD, Joel Boyd, MD, David T. Dellaero, MD, C. Randal Mills, PhD, and Michelle LeRoux-Williams, PhD View/Download Full Article PDF file Background: There are limited treatment options for tissue restoration and the prevention of degenerative changes in the knee. Stem cells have […]

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ACL Tear

Do you think you have an ACL Tear? Ligaments are tough, nonstretchable fibers that hold your bones together. A tear to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of your knee joint is among the most common sport-related injuries. The ACL connects the thighbone (the femur) to the shinbone (the tibia) and acts to prevent your thighbone […]

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Understanding Rotator Cuff Injury

   What is Rotator Cuff and how can it be injured? The rotator cuff is actually a combination of muscles and tendons at the top of the upper arm that helps stabilize the shoulder joint and move the arm (both lift and rotation). The “cuff” of muscles attaches to the scapula (shoulder blade) with a […]

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Understanding Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury (part 2)

How is an ACL injury treated? Your doctor may recommend different treatment options depending on your particular symptoms and the severity of your injury. Together you will also consider how your injury is affecting your lifestyle and your participation in your favorite activities. Brace yourself. While you and your doctor determine the extent of your […]

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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Physical therapy can be helpful in the management of Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). For example, a physical therapist may recommend: Isometric (“pushing”) exercises to help build muscle strength without subjecting inflamed joints to excessive wear. Isotonic (“pulling”) exercises to further increase muscle strength and help preserve function. Daily walking, using a […]

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Arthritis Facts

Osteoarthritis (OA) Osteoarthritis is sometimes called degenerative arthritis because it is a “wearing out” condition involving the breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Joint cartilage is a gel-like protective tissue found at joint surfaces that provides support and lubrication during movement. When cartilage wears away, the bones rub against each other, causing pain and stiffness. […]

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Stress Fracture

Are you at risk for a Stress Fracture? Stress fractures are tiny cracks in a bone caused by the overuse and the repetition of movements during exercise. When your muscles are fatigued, they become unable to absorb additional shock during exercise and transfer the overload of stress to the bone. This constant process causes tiny […]

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