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Interesting News on Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine

Avoid Rotator Cuff Surgery: Following Up on The Doctors Show

avoid rotator cuff surgery

Can your own stem cells help you avoid rotator cuff surgery? You may have seen our ground breaking stem cell rotator cuff procedure on The Doctor’s TV show. Two time Olympian Lloyd Eisler heard about our procedure from his actress wife (Kristy […]

Hip Impingement Exercises: Can Your Fix It with Therapy and Avoid Surgery?

hip impingement exercises

Can hip impingement exercises help avoid surgery? The diagnosis of hip impingement that leads to surgery has been all the rage lately, despite research showing that in some cases, what’s diagnosed as “impingement” may actually be protecting rather than harming the joint. What […]

By |July 30th, 2014|Hip|

Knee Replacement Surgery and Alzheimer’s Disease: Does Knee Replacement Surgery Cause Brain Injury?

Knee Replacement Surgery and Alzheimer's Disease

Are knee replacement surgery and Alzheimer’s disease linked? Our knowledge of brain injury has exploded in the past 10 years, led in large part by the recognition that sports like football and boxing can permanently injure the brain. As […]

By |July 29th, 2014|Knee, Latest News|

Goodbye from Grand Cayman!

Sting Ray City after week of Regenexx-C

This was another very successful clinic week in the Cayman Islands! Above is a picture of my family and I at Sting Ray City. This is a sandbar in the middle of a local sound where fishermen used to […]

The Fat Stem Cell Bait and Switch?

fat stem cell bait and switch

This past week I received a communication from a medical provider asking about the regulatory status of his “fat stem cell therapy”. While what he was doing wasn’t the production of a drug in this country, he also wasn’t using […]

Knee Replacement Allergies? If You’re Allergic to Four or More Things You’re Likely to Have More Pain

Knee Replacement Allergy

Is it possible have knee replacement allergies?

The past few years we have seen numerous studies discuss that the components of knee replacement prostheses can cause allergies. In fact, one study concluded that being allergic to certain types of […]

By |July 24th, 2014|Knee, Latest News|

Diet and Arthritis? Taking Fish Oil Counteracts the Arthritis Effects of Bad Fats

diet and arthritis

Are diet and arthritis linked? There’s an immense amount of research on fish oil as an anti-inflammatory and a substance that seems to help reduce heart disease risk. An interesting study puts a new twist on the fish oil and arthritis research. This […]

Growing Mass Produced Cell Therapy Junk: Profit over Efficacy

mass produced stem cell

Stem cells are about to become big business…the mass produced stem cell manufacturing business. The pharma based cell therapy industry that’s gearing up now for FDA approval of stem cells in a vial is quite different than the personalized medicine […]

Are Knee Arthritis and Heart Disease Associated?

knee arthritis heart disease

I blogged a few weeks back that there were associations between arthritis and many diseases like heart problems, stroke, and death. I’ve also blogged that shortly after a knee replacement there’s a dramatically increased risk of heart attack and stroke for […]

Blogging from the Caymans Again…

Regenexx Cayman

 

I’m down in Grand Cayman this week working with Regenexx Cayman. The Cayman site licenses the advanced Regenexx-C cultured stem cell procedure. For those interested, we are again offering our ground breaking stem cell procedure to treat disc bulges and […]