Regrowing Growth Plates: A Fix for Kids’ Injuries?

Cleveland Clinic researchers are zeroing in on a solution that may one day help children continue to grow normally even after suffering severe injuries to their growth plates. Growth plates: the key to kids’ mature size The secret of a child’s future height and size lies largely in his or her growth plates, the areas … Read More

Don’t Live With Your Chronic Joint Pain

With the baby boomers now in their 50s and 60s, the number of people with chronic joint pain is growing. About 43 million people have sought out medical advice for the condition — and women account for 58 percent (25 million) of these patients. It is likely that 23 million more have not been diagnosed. The truth … Read More

Treatment Options for Knee Pain and Injuries

Knee injuries can occur with activities like jogging, basketball, tennis or inline skating. When we change direction, twist with our feet planted, stop suddenly, or jump and land awkwardly, our knees can take a hit. To treat simple knee sprains and strains, rest, ice packs and elevation are usually all you need. But if you … Read More