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Interesting News on Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine

Is this the Last Word on Knee Arthritis and Vitamin D?

vitamin d and knee arthritis

There have been many studies this past few years on knee arthritis and vitamin D. Regrettably, the conclusions have been all over the map. Now a new study with a better design says that low Vitamin D is associated with knee […]

By |November 23rd, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|

Knee Cap Pain with Running: Better Treated with Hip Exercises

knee cap pain with running

Your body is a connected machine, yet today’s orthopedic care system is dedicated to breaking it up into it’s component parts. Take for example knee cap pain with running. The focus for treatment is typically on the knee, now more research shows it […]

By |November 22nd, 2014|Knee, Latest News|

Blogging from the Caymans Again!

ankle stem cell

A few times a year I head down to RegenexxCayman, an independently owned and operated clinic and lab that has licensed our advanced cultured stem cell procedure (which is not approved for use in the U.S.). This is to treat patients who we believe […]

Very Early Shoulder Rotator Cuff Stem Cell Study Data

rotator cuff stem cell study

As many of my readers know, we have sponsored several different randomized controlled trials using stem cell injections to treat several different orthopedic conditions. One of those is a rotator cuff stem cell study. This study is about 1/3 through it’s […]

Ohio Stem Cell Knee Arthritis Treatment for Michigan Doctor

Ohio stem cell knee arthritis treatment

Can we take a procedure that was invented in Colorado and have it work on a patient who is a Michigan physician, performed by a doctor in Ohio? One of the hallmarks of a good medical procedure is that it can be taught […]

New Research: Fried Food Messes with the Brain across Generations

trans fats memory

There’s been quite a focus this past 5-10 years on whether epigentic changes can be transferred from mother to child. Meaning, that what your mother gets exposed to in her life that changes her genes may end up messing with your […]

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

Shoulder Surgery Bone Spur Removal Causes Problems

shoulder surgery bone spur removal

I commonly see patients with chronic shoulder pain who have undergone a shoulder surgery bone spur removal to “open up” the shoulder. Known as distal clavicular resection, it’s one of the most commonly performed shoulder surgeries with rotator cuff repair. New […]

By |November 17th, 2014|Latest News, Shoulder|

Explain My Knee Arthritis X-ray: The Urban Myth…

This weekend I was doing some U.S. National of Library Medicine research for an advanced lab project and came across some great papers and graphs on knee arthritis. Most patients come into my office with an imaging study in hand, believing that it is very important in their quest […]

By |November 16th, 2014|Knee, Latest News|

If Your Were a Stem Cell You Could Replace Your Mother…

iPS cells

There’s been a great flurry of attention about iPS cells (induced pluripotent stem cells). These artificial, lab created stem cells seemed to be a unique manufactured article of man, but I recently came across research that would suggest otherwise. The concept of more differentiated […]

By |November 15th, 2014|Latest News|

You are a Clone of your Former Self! How Old are Your Cells?

how old are your cells

I often get asked by patients how long it will take for bone marrow to regenerate once it’s removed to harvest stem cells. A researcher in Sweden has begun to answer these and other questions using a new technique that involves […]

By |November 14th, 2014|Latest News|