The Regenexx Blog

Interesting News on Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine

Glucosamine and Chondroitin = Celebrex: The University Two Step…

celebrex for knee arthritis

We now have so many studies that show that Glucosamine and Chondroitin (GC) work well for knee arthritis that it’s silly arguing that they don’t work. Now a new study compares the dangerous drug Celebrex and finds it to be equivalent for knee […]

By |January 31st, 2015|Latest News|

New Colorado Knee Osteoarthritis Study!

knee arthritis stem cell study

We’re proud to announce our newest study using stem cells to treat knee arthritis. The focus of the study will be learning about changes in the knee with stem cell injections. The study will be the first of it’s kind.

Knee arthritis […]

By |January 30th, 2015|Latest News, Research Presentations/Publications|

Stridalyzer Smart Insoles: Knee Injury Prevention Meets Star Trek

knee injury prevention

We are hopefully embarking on a world of real time senors all around us and those deployed on our bodies may be the most exciting for patients and physicians alike. If the government can stay out of the way of the tech industry, items like […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Latest News|

Steroid Pill Side Effects: Older Women and Oral Steroids are a Bad Mix

steroid pill side effectsSome older women with inflammatory diseases find themselves on oral steroids. These potent drugs reduce swelling, but there are also a bevy of steroid pill side effects. Now a recent study shows that just a few months on these drugs literally eats away […]

By |January 27th, 2015|Latest News|

Could Fish Oil Help Stroke Victims Recover?

fish oil help stroke victims

Fish oil and omega 3 fatty acids have been on a roll lately, with study after study showing health benefits. While fish oil is anti-inflammatory, it also has the ability to promote healing. A while back I blogged that taking Motrin […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Ligament/tendon, Nutrition|

Throw Away those Pills and get Out and Exercise…

health benefits of exercise

Are there actually any health benefits of exercise? Isn’t it OK to avoid the gym and just pop a cholesterol and blood pressure pill? A new study shows big risk reductions for older people who exercise that make the puny risk […]

By |January 25th, 2015|Nutrition|

Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy The Amniotic Fluid Stem Cell Injection Two Step…

fetal stem cell injections

I’ve blogged quite a bit on amniotic stem cell injections this past few months because this is such a hot topic. There are clinics popping up all over the place claiming to be performing amniotic stem cell therapy. […]

By |January 24th, 2015|Latest News, Mythbusters|

Hip Arthritis Steroid Shots Should be AVOIDED!

By |January 23rd, 2015|Hip, Latest News|

New Study Raises Spinal Stenosis Surgery Questions…

spinal stenosis surgery questions

It’s been an awful few years for the orthopedic surgical model of care. Outcome study after outcome study continues to fell sacred surgical cows like so many dominoes. The most recent surgical victim is spinal stenosis surgery with a new study showing […]

By |January 22nd, 2015|Back/lumbar, Latest News, Neck/Cervical|

The Low Sodium Myth is Dead…

low sodium myth

Government health guidelines are always an interesting nexus of science and politics. The long standing guideline to avoid salt was one such SNAFU. Why? A new study shows that avoiding salt doesn’t help, so in the end that our government created a low sodium […]

By |January 21st, 2015|Latest News, Nutrition|