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Inherited Disorder

Living with a rare bleeding disorder her whole life, Jennifer Wakefield has found meaning and purpose helping others — especially children — cope with chronic illness.

Better by Design: New Coagulation Products
on the Horizon

Scientists around the world are working to improve upon and create new therapeutic options for hemophiliacs.

Hemophilia and Joint Health

Hemophilia is a sex linked congenital bleeding disorder due to a deficiency in either coagulation factor VIII (hemophilia A) or factor IX (hemophilia B). While patients with hemophilia may have any type of bleeding episodes, the hallmark of hemophilia is hemarthrosis or bleeding into the joints,...

Swimming and Joints

Did you know that swimming has tremendous benefits on your overall health while protecting your joints? When you float and swim in water, there is a buoyancy that occurs that actually causes you to become lighter. This force, in effect, takes the pressure off your joints. This is an excellent way to exercise and not put stress on your joints...

Keeping Healthy With Yoga. The Knee Joint.

A joint is where two bones come together. The femur and tibia, the two longest bones in the body, meet at the knee to create one of the more complicated joints, the knee joint. The synovium and cartilage surround the knee joint to keep it lubricated and flexible...

Healthy Joint Tips!

You hear over and over how diet and exercise are essential for general health. Well, this is true when it comes to joint health in particular....