When we think of yoga it is usually synonymous with peace, relaxation and tranquility. Yoga is actually the physical, mental, and spiritual practiceor disciplines, which originated in ancient India with a view to attain a state of permanent peace. In addition to attaining permanent peace, recent studies demonstrate that practicing “hatha yoga” can be used to treat chronic diseases, such as osteoarthritis.
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Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) is another regenerative therapy that helps to accelerate healing of tendon injuries and moderate to severe osteoarthritis. This regenerative therapy is similar to Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), in the regards that it harnesses your own body’s natural healing process by using regenerative cells found in a patient’s own bone marrow.
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and it’s characterized by the breakdown of the smooth, white tissue that covers the ends of bones where they come together to form joints; also known as articular cartilage. The degradation of this cartilage will eventually lead to the destruction of the joint resulting in osteoarthritis.
A recent publication from the American Journal of Sports Medicine, demonstrates that Platelet-Rich Plasma significantly improves the prognosis of patients with chronic tendon injuries, such as tennis elbow. Elbow tenderness and pain with resisted wrist extension are common symptoms of lateral epicondylar tendinopathy, also known as “tennis elbow.”
Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson had to be lifted off New York City’s Citi Field on a stretcher on July 24, due a fractured fibula and deltoid ligament. Timmy underwent successful surgery and needs need around four months to completely recover from the injury. In addition, I believe that he is a viable candidate for Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy.
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