Height is often viewed as a predetermined physical characteristic primarily influenced by genes. Yet, numerous studies have shown that multiple factors impact physical stature. Since the dawn of time, height disparities have existed between men and women. Many of those differences are due to geography.
Topics: Athletes, Height Awareness, Height Genetics
Stem cell therapy has been in the news lately for several reasons. First, it is a newer therapy that holds great promise in treating a wide variety of different conditions. It is also generating a lot of research activity precisely because it has such potential. The other point that nearly always comes up is its cost. Here's why stem cell therapy is expensive, what the benefits are and why so many people are choosing this option – they feel the benefits are worth the stem cell therapy cost.
Topics: Orthopedic specialties, Stem Cell Injections, Athletes
Many people – especially athletes - suffer from knee injuries, chronic knee pain, and/or knee surgery.
Knock knees is a condition where the knees curve inward. The knees angle in and touch when straightened, but the ankles remain a distance apart from one another. The medical term for knock knees is valgus knee or genu valgum. It is painful, a cosmetic deformity – and can lead to premature arthritis of the knees.
Athletes with knock knees - can find this condition very challenging.
Topics: Bow-Legged or Genu Varum, Orthopedic specialties, Orthopedic, Athletes, Knocked Knees