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Foot Pain

Foot Pain Studies There are many possible causes of foot pain.  At Horizon Clinical Research we have an interest in foot pain and in finding solutions to it.  We have been conducting clinical trials to test new approaches for the past 5 years.  We currently have several studies available to patients. Please let us know if [...]

Knee Pain

Do you have knee pain ? There are many possible causes of knee pain and no two people have the same knee.  Here at Horizon Clinical Research we have a sincere interest in knee pain and in finding solutions to knee pain.  We have been conducting clinical trials to test new approaches for the past [...]

5 Reasons to Participate in a Knee Pain Clinical Trial

A clinical trial on knee pain might be the right choice for you

Injection Treatment of Cartilage Injury

Novartis Pharmaceuticals is sponsoring a clinical research trial for males and females, ages 18-55 years, with a cartilage injury of partial thickness of one knee. To learn more about knee joint cartilage injuries, click here. This study is designed to assess the efficacy, safety, and  tolerability of multiple injections of the study drug (or placebo) over [...]

NOVOCART 3D Autologous Chondrocyte Implant

NOVOCART® 3D Autologous Chondrocyte Implant System U.S. Phase 3 Clinical Trial NOVOCART® 3D is considered an investigational product in the United States (meaning the product has not been approved by the FDA). NOVOCART® 3D has been used in a select few European countries since 2003 to treat more than 17,000 patients with damaged knee cartilage. Within the [...]

GelrinC by Regentis Biomaterials for Cartilage Repair

Regentis Biomaterials is conducting a pivotal FDA regulated clinical study (research study) to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an investigational device, GelrinC, implanted following a standard microfracture procedure, compared to a historical control group of patients who have undergone microfracture for the treatment of articular cartilage defects of the knee. This is a non-randomized [...]

Cartilage Injury

<h2>What is cartilage?</h2> Nearly every joint in your body is made up of surfaces that allow incredibly smooth almost motion. This allows you to painlessly bend your elbow, your knee, or move your hip. These surfaces are made up of water and a spongy, springy living material called ‘cartilage’. A little different from the cartilage [...]

Living with Type II Diabetes

Living with Type II Diabetes is a challenge for millions of people in the United States.   This condition causes your body to not use insulin as well as it should.  While your genetics may increase your risk of developing the condition, lifestyle plays an important role. There are several important ways to treat it.  [...]

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