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Interesting News on Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine

Fat Stem Cells for Shoulder Injuries: Fantasy Island…

fat stem cells for shoulder injury

As I’ve often said, where you get stem cells for orthopedic applications matters. However, right now, doctors using fat stem cells in orthopedics are in something similar to a kid’s fantasy stage of play. They’ve ignored the basic science research showing […]

By |November 28th, 2014|Latest News, Shoulder|

Thankful for Our Regenexx Patients…

Regenexx patients

This has been a great clinic week in Grand Cayman. I’m so thankful that we have such wonderful patients who trust us to help them. I’ve also loved some of the patient stories this week. Here are some of my favorites.

I blogged earlier on […]

Nitric Oxide Boost May Not Work in Fit People…

nitric oxide boost

Body builders love nitrate supplementation. Billed under the moniker of nitric oxide, strolling the isles of any modern health food store will reveal tubs of the stuff with catchy names evoking scenes from a Edgar Rice Burroughs novel. Now a new study suggests […]

“The New Science of Overcoming Arthritis” Review: The Empire Strikes Back

The new science of overcoming arthritis book review

Here I am on “Island Time”, enjoying the sun and spending time with patients at a slower pace when I get an e-mail about a book: The New Science of Overcoming Arthritis by Tom Vangsness. The book […]

By |November 25th, 2014|Latest News|

Schmgenexx…Can “Discount Regenexx Procedures” Work Like the Real Thing?

discount regenexx procedure

When I was a middle class kid growing up in South Florida, we would go to the “Swap Shop” an outdoor market where a Rolex could be had for 20 bucks. My brothers and I called these watches a “Schmolex”, because they were […]

By |November 24th, 2014|Latest News|

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

knee arthritis and vitamin D

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 […]