Daily Archives: September 18, 2017

How its great therapeutic potential can finally be realized

Fibrinolysis refers to the body’s natural defense system against blood clots, which are made principally of a protein called fibrin. “Lysis” is the Greek word for dissolving, therefore, dissolving fibrin clots. Fibrinolysis is needed because clots are

A stone during pregnancy – more painful than childbirth

Kidney or ureter stones in pregnancy are a major health concern and are one of the most common causes for abdominal pain in pregnant women. Stones may lead to a blocked kidney, kidney infection which may spread

Could accelerated physical therapy after hip and knee replacement get patients home sooner?

The joint replacement procedures total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are among the most effective surgical procedures in modern medicine. In the United States the number of THA procedures is projected to increase 174%