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  • Aquabike is a Better Triathlon

    Triathlons have had 2 basic problems: running injuries and excessive training times. Aquabike is a relatively new competition that solves both problems. Aquabike, which is growing rapidly, simply means a combined competition of swimming and cycling without the running. While running is terrific exercise, it is also very hard on the joints of most adults – especially when the running is on asphalt or concrete as is usually the case. My office is filled with runners with knee, back, and other problems caused by the repetitive pounding of regular running.

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  • Facial Rejuvenation PRP Treatment Using Your Own Growth Factors Found to Work Better Rather Than "Readymade” as Anti-Aging Wrinkle Treatment

    Microneedling using PRP (platelet rich plasma) obtained from a small blood draw is a proven relatively painless technique of opening pores to allow growth factors to penetrate deeply to reduce wrinkles and help rejuvenate skin. There are no injections and no cutting of skin.

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  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Knee Disorders

    Dr. Prodromos presented the "Diagnosis and Treatment of Knee Disorders" to a room full of chiropractic doctors on October 19, 2017. The presentation and dinner were held at the Maggiano's Little Italy in Skokie. Vast information about the knee was shared and questions were answered, along with the announcement of the 2nd Edition of The Anterior Cruciate Ligament book, which Dr. Prodromos is the Editor in Chief.

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  • Is There Any Benefit in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Patients Older Than 60 Years?

    When I began my Orthopaedic Sportsmedicine practice in 1985 ACL reconstruction was generally reserved for young athletes. Over the years the acceptable age for reconstruction has gradually increased. Several studies have shown good outcomes in patients in their 50s. But what about even older individuals? There has been very little data in patients over 60 years of age. However a recent European study looked at a cohort of a dozen patients between 60 and 63 years of age with no significant arthritic changes in their knee at presentation. All patients had restoration of knee stability by ACLR, with no major complications.

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  • Choose Stem Cell Practitioners with Care

    A very knowledgeable patient told me just this week about a stem cell group whose well-produced promotional materials had greatly impressed him. They were treating a variety of diseases with great success he felt. I looked into them for him at his request. I found that they were using techniques that were not FDA-approved. And unfortunately, there had been multiple serious health problems in patients treated by them.

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