Dr. Paul Mogannam

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Does Running Increase the Risk Of Knee Osteoarthritis?

This blog post was updated on May 26, 2020. Previous comments have not been removed or edited. If you like to run, you may worry that it could contribute to osteoarthritis (OA) by wearing down the...

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Sports Injury? PRP Therapy May Speed Up Your Recovery

The last thing a serious athlete (or weekend warrior) wants to do is take time from being active to nurse an injured muscle or painful joint. Thanks to innovations in regenerative medicine, new...

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New Research: Orthobiologics and the Future of Knee Replacements

Scientists at Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis (9/06/2016) have programmed cells to grow new cartilage on a 3-D template shaped like the ball of a hip joint. Using orthobiologics, the...

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Chronic Pain Awareness Month: You’re Not Alone!

The sensation of pain is our body’s natural alarm system, alerting us of potential injury through a series of discomfort signals. These very effective alerts become a problem though when they...

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5 Natural Remedies for Chronic Inflammation

When we think of inflammation, we usually think of the acute response our bodies have to an injury like a sprained wrist or a bee sting. Alternatively, chronic inflammation is a systemic condition...

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How Regenerative Medicine Can Help CrossFit Athletes

Non-surgical treatments for meniscal tears Professional CrossFit athlete Matt Chan tore the meniscus in both of his knees. Although the pain was often intense, Chan opted to avoid surgery. He...

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Optimizing Healing with PRP and Regenerative Medicine

Along with regenerative therapy, another powerful regenerative healing method used within sports medicine is platelet-rich plasma, or PRP therapy. Let’s look at what this popular treatment method...

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Anti-Gravity Rehabilitation Promotes Progress and Hope

One of the biggest challenges to recovery from a sports injury is gravity: the weight of your body can make it difficult to exercise. An FDA-approved solution first used by astronauts and...

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Are Custom Foot Orthotics Right For You?

Even if you’re not necessarily experiencing foot pain, imbalances and instability in the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bones of the feet may be contributing to other aches and pains in your...

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Working Out in Pain: Is It Worth It?

Many people overdo it when using their bodies – a primary reason there are nearly half a million exercise-related injuries each year. Let’s look at when it makes sense to recognize you are too...

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