Foods For Strong Bones Fountain Hills AZ

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.

Target
(480) 837-8557
16825 E Shea Blvd
Fountain Hills, AZ
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Alberston Market
(480) 767-0819
11475 East Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Safeway
(480) 585-9366
23565 N. Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
480-585-8378
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Alberston Market
(480) 396-9282
2727 North Power Road
Mesa, AZ
 
Whole Foods Market
(480) 368-1279
8688 East Raintree Drive
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Safeway
(480) 837-0287
13733 Fountain Hills Blvd
Fountain Hills, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
480-837-4965
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(480) 451-0006
11275 E. Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
480-451-3444
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(480) 391-1090
14696 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
480-391-1606
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Target
(480) 860-2800
15444 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Trader Joe'S
(480) 367-8920
7555 E. Frank Lloyd Wright
Scottsdale, AZ
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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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