The Future of Joint Disease Prevention

Several research programs at Rush are exploring unique ways to prevent bone and joint disease, as well as prevent future implant revision surgeries.

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As more than half of all Americans suffer from bone and joint problems, orthopedic innovations — from artificial implants to innovative stem cell-based drugs — are critical in order to help patients live healthy, active and productive lives. Below are just a few of the pioneering research programs at Rush that will have a direct effect on prevention of bone and joint disease and injury.

Research to Yield Longer-lasting Implants >

New Knee Simulator to Explore How Artificial Implants Wear Over Time > 

Patented Shoe Design to Prevent Osteoarthritis >

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