Regenerative Medicine: What is it? How can it treat orthopedic conditions?

The body is designed to heal itself. For example, when you cut your finger, blood platelets clot to stop the bleeding and healthy cells repair the damaged tissue. Regenerative medicine harnesses the body’s natural healing processes to repair tissues, organs, and bones that have been damaged by disease, injury, or repetitive use. Although still in […]

How Bone Substitute Materials Support Joint Repair

Injectable bone substitutes can play an important role in some orthopedic procedures. For patients who require surgery to repair joint problems such as rotator cuff tears and knee reconstruction, these products reinforce bone strength, giving surgeons secure locations for anchoring hardware, ultimately leading to better patient outcomes such as a return to their active lifestyles. […]

AAOS 2021: Here’s what Anika has in store for the Annual Meeting

Anika (with Arthrosurface and Parcus) will be showcasing two of its most groundbreaking products at this year’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)”. AAOS is the largest orthopedic meeting and conference in the United States, and is taking place August 31 – September 3 in San Diego, CA. AAOS brings together […]

Insufficiency Fractures: What are they and when to consult your doctor

Exercise is a great way to stay in shape and boost your mood, but sometimes overuse and repetitive movements can cause small cracks in the bone, known as insufficiency fractures or stress fractures. An insufficiency fracture is a specific type of stress fracture that occurs below the surface of the bone on weight-bearing joints and […]

Taking Your Workout Back Outside

It can be difficult to stay active during a long winter, and by the time spring rolls around, many of us are itching to get moving again. When the weather warms up, it’s time to take your workout back outside. With that in mind, here are some tips to consider as you get back into […]

World Arthritis Day: Explore Arthritis Solutions!

World Arthritis Day (WAD) is a global awareness-raising day. We are participating by sharing information about our joint preservation, sports medicine and orthobiologic systems intended to treat damage to the body and/or joints caused by arthritis, injury or other disease. Did you know? 1 in 4 Americans suffer from arthritis, yet many of them are […]

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