MedRebels to Host Cell Therapy Training featuring Regenerative Medicine Industry Leaders

MedRebels is proud to host a Cell Therapy Training Symposium and Cadaver Workshop on September 30, 2016 through October 1, 2016 at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, located just outside of Austin, Texas. Austin, Texas (PRWEB)September 30, 2016 During this two-day CME-Accredited event, MedRebels welcomes several regenerative medicine industry leaders, most notably the … Continued

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Stem cell procedure could reduce chronic pain

More than 1.5 billion people suffer from chronic pain worldwide, according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Many of those people turn to pain medications or expensive surgeries to try and get relief, but now some doctors are saying a new minimally invasive procedure can do the trick. It’s called stem cell injections. Ashleigh … Continued

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stem cell dance

Stem Cell Doc Supports the Arts Through Medicine

MedRebels preferred physician Dr. Lew Schon is no stranger to our blog. Last summer he achieved national acclaim – not for the usual response to research studies or successful surgical outcomes… this time, Dr. Schon was in the spotlight, literally, belting out the lyrics to Seven Nation Army along side perhaps his most famous patient, … Continued

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patellar tendonitis

Tendonitis of the Knee

The patellar tendon connects the kneecap (patella) to the shinbone (tibia). Patellar tendonitis occurs when stress is placed on the supporting structures of the knee, resulting in a burning pain just below the patella. Although it most commonly affects athletes whose sports involve a lot of running and jumping, patellar tendonitis can happen to anybody … Continued

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baker's cyst

Popliteal Cyst

Also known as a Baker’s cyst, a popliteal cyst is a swelling that occurs in the space behind the knee, producing a pain or tightening in the knee joint. The swelling is brought on by a build-up of lubrication (or synovial fluid) in the popliteal bursa sac. Usually the result of arthritis or a cartilage tear … Continued

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Bursitis of the Knee

The pes anserine bursa is a small lubricating sac between the tibia and the hamstring muscle. Bursitis of the knee occurs when constant friction on the bursa causes it to become inflamed. Overuse of the hamstrings, especially in athletes and runners, is a common cause of this. Improper training and uphill running can also contribute … Continued

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Chondromalacia Patella

Chondromalacia patella, more commonly known as patellofemoral pain syndrome, is the abnormal softening of the cartilage under the kneecap that causes pain in the front of the knee. The kneecap is normally pulled over the end of the femur in a straight line by the quadriceps. Chondromalacia patella results from the degeneration of cartilage, due … Continued

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