Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Woman Walking With Crutches During Physiotherapy

Joint pain and back pain are common problems for people, especially older adults or those who’ve been hard on their bodies at work or in athletics. Finding a solution to pain can be a difficult journey to begin, but when pain starts affecting your life, an expert should be sought. Orthopaedic Medicine is one specialty that treats such issues, and a number of resources are available in this specialty across New Orleans. A specialist can help you determine what diagnostics should be done, would treatments are available, and what therapies might most benefit you. They often know about the latest research and clinical trials and can help determine what advancements or technologies can offer life-changing solutions. Whether you suffer pain from a chronic condition or an injury, consider checking in with a specialist on what options might be available today.

CLINICAL TRIALS

Aesculap Biologics

If you are experiencing continued knee issues following a previous cartilage injury, you may be a good candidate for Aesculap Biologics’ Phase 3 clinical trial for NOVOCART® 3D, a tissue engineered cell-based product designed to repair articular cartilage defects of the knee.

Exciting advances in cellular research have allowed medicine to begin a new focus on regenerative medicine, which encourages the body to repair damaged or diseased tissue by recreating and integrating new tissue in the place of old tissue. Using a combination of cells and smart biomaterial devices, Aesculap Biologics’ products may stimulate and support the synthesis of new tissue and enhance the body’s own regenerative power. Through the overlap of cell and molecular biology, biomaterial and bioengineering disciplines, the vision of restoring and extending a patient’s normal, active lifestyle without the use of plastic, metal or foreign tissue parts is no longer science fiction.

To learn more and potentially join the NOVOCART® 3D clinical trial, visit aesculapbiologics.com/en/patients.html.


 

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