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Written By: Gregory Montalbano, MD | Orthopedic Surgeon Recently in the news it was reported that Jeff Bezos was joining a group of billionaire entrepreneurs to start an anti-aging company called Altos. This company is pursuing biological reprogramming technology as a way to rejuvenate cells in the lab which can then be brought into the marketplace for use in humans. Joining the company are leading scientists such as Shinya Yamanaka …

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Cold/Warm aquatherapy is medical application of a health routine that has been practiced in the Nordic cultures for thousand years. The positive health effects of Cold/Warm aquatic therapy have been recognized by the Nordic societies for ages and referenced as a reason they may be one of the healthiest communities on the globe. In terms of scientific evidence, there are many research studies that support the health benefits of this form of …

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In a recent article published in Lifehacker, Will Running Ruin Your Knees? 8/4/21, An orthopedic specialist was interviewed and cited studies suggesting the runners had no increased risk of arthritis and that in fact runners may have a lower risk of osteoarthritis compared to non-runners. Also, in a recent article in Runners World Magazine, May 2020, published by the editors, a similar opinion was reported. We asked Gregory Montalbano, MD Orthopedic surgeon at …

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A study published Jan 12, 2021 looked at the potential benefit of using Vitamin C supplements after total knee replacement as a way to reduce the risk of postoperative Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). This study which evaluated a group of 153 patients who received supplementation vs 139 that did not and found that taking 1000mg per day for 40 days after surgery was effective at reducing the risk of …

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Lower back pain is a common experience and can be a debilitating condition for many people. The most common causes are often age related degeneration, traumatic disc injury and arthritis. Exercise is often recommended as a strategy for managing the pain associated with these conditions. Yoga in particular Is recommended as an effective exercise technique for the management of lower back pain but when looked at specifically in regard to efficacy has shown mixed …

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Conor McGregor suffered  a severe injury and a first round TKO to Dustin Poirier earlier this month at the UFC  Las Vegas match. We asked Gregory Montalbano, MD orthopedic surgeon and fracture specialist at iOrtho – What was the injury and what does it mean for a possible return to the ring? “Based in my review of the video it appears to be a supination / internal rotation type ankle fracture – with …

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The Arthritis Diet The Mediterranean diet is classified as an ant-inflammatory diet and has been touted for a range of health benefits including less joint pain. Studies confirm that eating foods commonly part of the Mediterranean diet has the following benefits Protect against chronic conditions, ranging from cancer to stroke Help arthritis by curbing inflammation Benefit your joints as well as your heart Lead to weight loss, which can lessen …

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Hyaluronic Acid is a natural occurring molecule and often used in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions by leveraging its ability to work at reducing friction. It is extensively used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. Recent studies has reported good results in expanded use for the treatment of rotator cuff and shoulder pain. Shoulder pain most commonly originates from the tendon structures of the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a system of …

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As the events of 2020 made clear, our lives often rest on the caliber of health care we have access to. Premiere doctors working in top-tier hospitals have the power to dramatically change our lives when addressing the complex health care problems of ourselves and our family members. Who Are These World Class Healthcare Providers? In a partnership with Statista Inc, a global data research firm, Newsweek for a third …

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More than half of all the calories that the average American consumes comes from ultra-processed foods, which they defined as “industrial formulations” that combine large amounts of sugar, salt, oils, fats and other additives. Highly processed foods continue to dominate the American diet, despite being linked to obesity, joint pain, osteoarthritis, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and other health problems. They are cheap and convenient, and engineered to taste good. …

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