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Dr. Jeffrey Halbrecht - Bay Area Orthopedic Sports Medicine
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While we can all benefit from exercise, recent studies show that for those with Parkinson's, regular exercise tailored to their needs can allow patients to live a better quality of life. https://goo.gl/m4CD3V

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Children are more likely to injure their anterior cruciate ligaments since they are the most athletically active. Learn how to protect your children from ACL injury in our latest blog post. https://goo.gl/4zDK9J

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Cartilage transplantation, or chondrocyte implantation, is a technique used to treat damage to the knee. With this method, cartilage cells are taken from the injured knee and cloned in the laboratory using cell culture techniques. They are then re implanted back into the joint to regrow cartilage on the damaged surface. Learn more at IASM. https://goo.gl/YOdG7Q

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Recent studies show that older adults with lower extremity osteoarthritis pain who practiced chair yoga experienced reduced pain, pain interference and fatigue. https://goo.gl/IYPPOs
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Arthroscopic techniques allow less invasive surgery, with faster healing, less postoperative pain, and more rapid return to sports. Some common indications for ankle anthroscopy are loose bodies, arthritis, fusion, and fractures. https://goo.gl/9hfqGG
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A new study revealed that even a single good workout can be good for the heart and immediately change how the heart’s cells work. Read more in this New York Times post. https://goo.gl/nci9wb

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After-care post ACL surgery is critical. A knee brace and crutches are just part of the recovery process. Rehabilitation involves stationary biking, outdoor biking, and finally jogging. https://goo.gl/MHqwBc
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If you’re a beginner to #running and don’t know where to start, check out the Mayo Clinic’s guide to #training for a #5k run. 

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Research shows that those who move more frequently reported greater life satisfaction over all than those who live a sedentary lifestyle. https://goo.gl/MyWvi1
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ACL, or Anterior Cruciate Ligament, is one of the main stabilizers of the knee and injury to this ligament can contribute to degeneration of the knee if not repaired. Reconstruction is recommended for athletic patients who wish to continue to participate in jumping, cutting and twisting type sports. https://goo.gl/ZCFfFy
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