Knee loading accelerates bone healing in mice.

@article{Zhang2007KneeLA,
  title={Knee loading accelerates bone healing in mice.},
  author={Ping Zhang and Qiwei Sun and C. H. Turner and Hiroki Yokota},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 12},
  pages={1979-87}
}
UNLABELLED Knee loading is an anabolic loading modality that applies lateral loads to the knee. This study shows that loads applied to the proximal tibial epiphysis stimulate healing of surgically generated wounds in the tibial diaphysis. INTRODUCTION Wound healing is sensitive to mechanical stimulation such as various forms of stress and different magnitudes of strain. Knee loading has been shown to induce anabolic responses to murine tibias and femora when a strain of 10-20 mustrain is… CONTINUE READING
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