Foods For Strong Bones Safford 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.

Walmart Supercenter
(928) 428-7990
755 So 20Th Ave
Safford, AZ
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(928) 428-2291
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thriftee Food & Drug
(928) 428-0029
755 S Central Ave
Safford, AZ

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Trader Joe'S
(480) 838-4142
6460 S. Mcclintock Drive
Tempe, AZ
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Safeway
(520) 459-4204
2190 E. Fry Blvd
Sierra Vista, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight

Alberston Market
(480) 767-0819
11475 East Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Safeway
(928) 428-2771
2125 W. Highay 70
Thatcher, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,meat,pharmacy,produce, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
928-428-7270
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-2:00PM

Safeway
(928) 778-3086
450 White Spar Rd
Prescott, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
928-717-0747
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Walmart Supercenter
(928) 344-5974
8151 East 32Nd Street
Yuma, AZ
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(928) 344-6175
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(480) 830-2035
2151 N Power Rd
Mesa, 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
(602) 788-0558
4747 East Greenway Road
Phoenix, AZ
 
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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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