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Interesting News on Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine

What’s the Definition of Stem Cell Therapy?

stem cell therapy

I’ve just returned from a conference in Florida where I was in charge of organizing and then herding cats for a pre-conference track on stem cells. One of the recurring themes of the day was that some of the participants kept trying to […]

By |April 25th, 2015|Latest News|

Tylenol Blunts Emotional Sensitivity

tylenol blunts emotional sensitvity

 

Sometimes, things have unintended consequences.  We are all familiar with the medication commercials that show smiling people doing wonderful active things with loved ones…and the voiceover at the end of the commercial with someone speaking almost too quickly to make out, informing you that […]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Latest News|

Regenexx ProActive Free on Kindle Through Friday!

Regenexx ProActive

 

We just launched my new Regenexx ProActive book on Kindle and to get everyone to read it, we’ve made it free through Friday.

This is a book that got started when I realized that what we doctors did for each other wasn’t being done […]

By |April 22nd, 2015|Latest News|

Mass Manufactured Stem Cells Fail in Stroke Trial

mass manufactured stem cells

Gee, I could have seen this one coming from a mile away…oh wait, I did see it coming. This week a company called Athersys reported that they missed both outcome endpoints in a trial using the company’s mass manufactured stem cells to treat […]

By |April 21st, 2015|Latest News|

Can a Blood Forming Stem Cell Repair Chronic Muscle Tears?

While mesenchymal stem cells get all of the attention in bone marrow stem cell treatments, a lesser known blood forming stem cell is how your body fixes muscle damage. Click the video above to find out more about how to repair chronic muscle tears…

By |April 20th, 2015|Latest News|

A Hip Stem Cell Treatment in an Akido Master

Hip stem cell treatment

 

Lynne is a force to be reckoned with, or shall I say a “redirected” force. Her love is Akido, the Japanese martial art of redirecting your attacker’s forces back on him or her, using their energy to allow the smallest defenders to thwart […]

By |April 19th, 2015|Hip, Hip Procedure Outcomes, Latest News, Regenexx-DDD, Regenexx-SD|

Do You Have a Lower Back Popping Sound When You Move?

lower back popping sound

What if I told you there is a little muscle in your low back (and neck) that you and your doctor have never heard of, that will probably determine if you ever recover or will have a lifetime of problems. It’s the same […]

By |April 17th, 2015|Back/lumbar, Latest News, Neck/Cervical|

Heavy Drinkers Destroy Stem Cells for Life?

alcohol stem cell damageThe issue of alcohol use always comes up in stem cell treatments – is it good or bad? Should I abstain or continue to have a glass of wine or two? Now a recent study has weighed in on the topic, albeit with […]

By |April 16th, 2015|Latest News|

Stem Cell Nutty…

stem cell clinics

Every once in awhile I survey the on-line stem cell clinic landscape and each time I do I come away a bit more puzzled than the last. Way back in 2005 when we began doing this work, there literally was no one else in […]

By |April 15th, 2015|Latest News|

1 of 2 Slots for the 2016 Interventional Orthopedics Fellowship Announced

2016 Interventional Orthopedics Fellowship 1st slot winner

We’re proud to be the only dedicated Regenerative Medicine Fellowship focused on Interventional Orthopedics that includes intensive training in advanced injection techniques for all parts of the body. We will be enlarging our traditional one year program in 2016 to take […]

By |April 14th, 2015|Latest News|