Foods For Strong Bones Emporia KS

Whenever a broken bone heals, someone's bound to tell you that it's stronger than before. But that's not the case when an accident or surgery creates a gap that requires a bone graft. Then the new bone forms mostly on the surface of the implant, leaving the center hollow and weak.

Walmart Supercenter
(620) 343-1500
2301 Industrial Road
Emporia, KS
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(620) 342-7711
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Michael Dayne Reynolds, MD
(419) 222-5226
1301 West 12th Street South
Emporia, KS
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1965

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Walmart Supercenter
(913) 294-5400
310 Hedge Lane
Paola, KS
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(913) 294-5777
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(620) 241-0800
205 So. Centennial Drive
Mcpherson, KS
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(620) 241-0941
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(785) 742-7445
701 Hopi Drive
Hiawatha, KS
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(785) 742-4213
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: Closed

Aldi
1324 Industrial Blvd
Emporia, KS
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm

Supertarget
(913) 327-7770
12200 Blue Valley Pkwy
Overland Park, KS
 
Aldi
4801 Roe Blvd.
Roeland Park, KS
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 7pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm

Sam'S Club
(913) 894-0084
12200 W. 95Th St.
Lenexa, KS
Pharmacy #
(913)894-2093

Aldi
6835 E. 21St Street
Wichita, KS
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm

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A Better Bone Bridge

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By James Keough

Whenever a broken bone heals, someone’s bound to tell you that it’s stronger than before. But that’s not the case when an accident or surgery creates a gap that requires a bone graft. Then the new bone forms mostly on the surface of the implant, leaving the center hollow and weak. Until now, that is. Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have found a way to fill a gap with solid new bone by making a temporary bridge out of an unlikely mix of things: cement, a biodegradable mesh, a patient’s own bone cells, and extracts from seaweed and crustacean shells.

How does it work? The mesh provides a rebar-like structure that reinforces the cement, which is made from calcium phosphate (a mineral found in bone), and the shells yield chitosan, a biopolymer that makes the cement stronger. The bone cells get mixed right into the cement. Normally that would kill them, but the researchers first coat the cells with a natural polymer found in seaweed. Once in place, this mixture hardens enough to close the gap. Then the seaweed polymer dissolves, and the bone cells start to grow in the space left behind. And because the new bone growth occurs throughout the bridge, it is stronger than traditional grafts.

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