The Regenexx Blog

Interesting News on Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine

A Trio of Patients Sing High Praises for Dr John Pitts MD!

Dr John Pitts

Dr John Pitts, M.D. was our fellow last year and he impressed us so much with his skills and easy going way that he became part of our Colorado team. This is saying something, as you can see how picky we are with […]

How can You Maximize the Health Benefits of Chocolate?

maximize health benefits of chocolate

How can you maximize the health benefits of chocolate? While chocolate is really good for you, what if the way it’s processed removed the good stuff? A study suggests that you may not be getting as much benefit from […]

By |October 30th, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|

Turmeric Compound Found to Regenerate Nerve Stem Cells

turmeric benefits

I take my Curcumin every morning and evening as it’s in the Regenexx stem cell support supplement. I do this because it’s a natural anti-inflammatory and potent anti-oxidant, but now new research shows additional turmeric benefits as a cousin compound found in […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|

How Many Stem Cell Patients Convert to Knee Replacement?

stem cell patients convert to knee replacement

Most of the patients we see who want stem cell injections have been told that they need or will soon require a knee replacement. As a result, we’ve tracked knee replacement rates, after a precise injection of stem cells […]

New Research: Steroids Hammer Stem Cells!

Steroids kill stem cells

Steroids are widely used in Orthopedic care like water, sprinkled here and there for good measure in arthritis and surgical procedures alike. We’ve known for sometime that these high dose steroids are horrible for cartilage and other cells, but there hasn’t been […]

By |October 27th, 2014|Latest News|

The 5-5-5 Knee Stem Cell Treatment: Hype or Reality?

knee stem cell ethics

Herman Cane became famous for his 9-9-9 plan during his presidential bid. Now there’s a new plan in the arena of stem cells brought to us by a reader of this blog, the 5-5-5 knee stem cell treatment. If you get a […]

By |October 26th, 2014|Latest News|

#SatStats- Avoid Knee Replacement with Stem Cells?

avoid knee replacement

It’s #SatStats again, a chance for our readers to participate in our research and win stuff. Most patients that we see want to avoid knee replacement with stem cells. Having said that, there’s little data published to show how many patients can actually […]

By |October 25th, 2014|Knee, Latest News|

Orthopedic Stem Cell Research: Is There Enough?

orthopedic stem cell research

While stem cells are clearly gaining ground in orthopedics, there are still some physicians and many scientists that argue that there just isn’t enough research yet for physicians to use this therapy in patients. Since I’ve been following the research since 2005 […]

Does a Second Stem Cell Injection for Knee Arthritis Help?

Thinking About a Second Stem Cell Injection? Watch This…

I often get asked if a second stem cell injection for knee arthritis will add anything to the results of the first procedure. If we were like every other little clinic popping up, using a simple, automated bedside centrifuge that poorly […]

Spinal Stenosis Injections: Never Trust a Back MRI!

spinal stenosis injections

Patients considering spinal stenosis injections often come into the office with back pain with thier MRI CDs, believing that this shiny data disc holds the key to their salvation. This makes sense, as many are desperate at that point, their low back having […]