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NY Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez and What Is Orthokine Therapy?

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In early December, Alex Rodriguez went to Germany to have orthokine therapy. This medical procedure was done to help Alex with his chronic right knee and shoulder problems.

So what is orthokine therapy?

Orthokine therapy was initially designed to treat osteoarthritis. This technique was developed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Peter Wehling.

Osteoarthritis is a bone condition that involves loss of cartilage. Cartilage is a tissue found in all areas of the body. It also separates bone in the joints. Without cartilage, there is bone on bone contact, which is very painful for the person suffering from the disease.

Professional athletes are very susceptible to osteoarthritis since they put a lot of stress on their joints ...

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