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Interesting News on Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine

Why the Side Effects of Lumbar Radiofrequency are Worse than the Relief

lumbar radiofrequency side effects

Radiofrequency lesioning is a common treatment for chronic back and neck pain. However, in the low back, the side effects of the therapy may be worse than the relief it supplies. Let me explain.

Radiofrquency (RF) treatments for low back pain […]

By |September 22nd, 2014|Back/lumbar, Latest News|

Beware During ACL Surgery Rehab! ACL Surgery Dramatically Impacts the Uninjured Knee!

ACL surgery rehab

Our existing ACL surgery rehab methods focus on returning patients to sports by strengthening and treating the operated knee. The rehab goal is to facilitate the two big reasons that patients who tear their ACL ligaments decide to get surgery: to return to sports […]

By |September 21st, 2014|Knee, Latest News|

#SatStats! Guess Our Research Results and Win!

Regenexx Research Results Contest

It’s #SatStats, our Regenexx Research Results Contest again, and this week the research question is about our advanced registry. Unlike everyone else in this space, we’ve tracked our patient results using standardized questionnaires in a registry for many years. This week’s question is […]

By |September 20th, 2014|Contest, Knee|

New Research: Fish Oil Can Turn Bad Inflammation into Healing

fish oil and healing

Fish oil and the omega 3 fatty acids it contains is cool. We’ve known for a long-tome that high quality, concentrated EPA fish oil reduces inflammation. However, now a new study shows that it also increases the signal to stop inflammation and […]

By |September 19th, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|

Artificial Sweeteners Really Mess up Your Gut…

splenda side effects

This past few years, there’s been allot published on the gut microbiome, or the health of the friendly bacteria in your digestive tract. We know that many medications including antibiotics can mess up that delicate balance. However, now new research shows that because […]

By |September 18th, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|

What Does Tommy John Surgery Research Show?

tommy john surgery research

Yesterday I was working out on an elliptical and watching the TV in the health club. A feature called ESPN Sports Science was on about Tommy John surgery in major league pitchers and kids. One of the more disturbing things was that […]

By |September 17th, 2014|elbow, Latest News|

2014 Stem Cell Registry Data-Knee Arthritis

knee arthritis stem cell results data

Every year we publish updates to our registry data on-line. This fall we’ll be continuing that trend, adding data from almost another 1,000 patients to the mix. This morning I’d like to go over the pain and functional data […]

My Requested Review on Stem cell Supplement Cyplexinol…

cyplexinol review

I was asked yesterday on twitter by @BrandingJane to review Cyplexinol, a “stem cell activator”. I had some comments I posted on twitter, but here’s the full review. This is a timely request, as it seems like many supplements have begun to brand themselves […]

By |September 15th, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|

ACL Tear Treatment: Helping a College Football Player Avoid Surgery

acl tear treatment

Brendan Tow is a college football player that I’ve known since he was a kid. He was excited to get a college football scholarship several years ago, but that elation was soon cut short by his first and then second ACL injuries. We’ve […]

Stat Sats…Engaging You in Our Research!

Regenexx stem cell research contest

A Regenexx Stem Cell Research Contest…Be Part of the Process of Discovery

As I’ve often blogged, Regenexx is different. From a 30,000 foot view, the rapid adoption of stem cells to treat a variety of problems is still in what I call […]