Osteoarthritis can affect any joint in the body. A joint affected by osteoarthritis may be painful and inflamed and look swollen, with symptoms ranging from mild to disabling.
Platelets are kind of like a group of construction workers. When a tear or cut in tissue occurs, the platelets work to create a scaffold, bringing those tissues back together and creating collagen and scar tissue to heal the torn and damaged tissue.
The Center for Spine and Orthopedics welcomes Rocky Vista University Medical Student Jay Thompson to the practice for a second three-week rotation. Jay returned due to his keen interest in orthopedics, and we are glad to have him back with us!
Center for Spine and Orthopedic’s, Michael E. Janssen DO, satisfied the highest regulatory requirements for use in spinal fusion and had his Level I data go into publication!