Dr. Farshchian: Muscle Atrophy a Major Problem with Arthritis, is Now Being Treated with Regenerative Medicine

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Muscle atrophy, a major problem with arthritis, is now being treated with regenerative medicine, according to A.J. Farshchian MD from the Center for Regenerative Medicine.

Dr. Farshchian is the medical director for The Center for Regenerative Medicine.

Muscle atrophy, a major problem with arthritis, is now being treated with regenerative medicine, according to A.J. Farshchian MD from the Center for Regenerative Medicine.

Muscle atrophy, also known as muscle wasting, is common in arthritis and is usually due to loss of muscle tissue which could be caused by disease or lack of use. Mostly it is caused from disuse. Some of the other causes of atrophy are:

  • diabetes (diabetic neuropathy)
  • burns
  • poliomyelitis
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • muscular dystrophy
  • myotonia congenita
  • myotonic dystrophy
  • some atrophy that occurs normally with aging
  • cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
  • spinal cord injury
  • peripheral nerve injury (peripheral neuropathy)
  • prolonged immobilization
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • prolonged corticosteroid therapy

U.S.A. based physician, Dr. Farshchian, is a medical author, humanitarian, and active republican member. He is best known for coining the term "orthopedic regenerative medicine." Dr. Farshchian is recognized as a leading authority in the new clinical science of regenerative medicine. He is also a Television personality, currently hosting "The Arthritis Show."

The Center for Regenerative Medicine in Miami, Florida concentrates on helping arthritic and injured people to get back to a functional level of life and their activities using non-surgical techniques and Orthopedic medicine. The center's expertise is in treatment of conditions of spine, knees, shoulders and other cartilage damages. They have developed non-surgical and rehabilitation techniques focused on treatment and management of joint pain. Their team includes health professionals organized around a central theme. Their website is http://www.arthritisusa.net

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