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What is a Disc High Intensity Zone on MRI?

High Intensity Zone on MRI

You have low back pain and get an MRI performed and on the report it says you have a “high intensity zone” in one of your low back discs. What does a high intensity zone on MRI mean? Is it a big […]

By |April 27th, 2015|Back/lumbar, Latest News|

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By |April 27th, 2015|

What’s the Definition of Stem Cell Therapy?

stem cell therapy

I’ve just returned from a conference in Florida where I was in charge of organizing and then herding cats for a pre-conference track on stem cells. One of the recurring themes of the day was that some of the participants kept trying to […]

By |April 25th, 2015|Latest News|

Tylenol Blunts Emotional Sensitivity

tylenol blunts emotional sensitvity


Sometimes, things have unintended consequences.  We are all familiar with the medication commercials that show smiling people doing wonderful active things with loved ones…and the voiceover at the end of the commercial with someone speaking almost too quickly to make out, informing you that […]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Latest News|

Regenexx ProActive Free on Kindle Through Friday!

Regenexx ProActive


We just launched my new Regenexx ProActive book on Kindle and to get everyone to read it, we’ve made it free through Friday.

This is a book that got started when I realized that what we doctors did for each other wasn’t being done […]

By |April 22nd, 2015|Latest News|

Mass Manufactured Stem Cells Fail in Stroke Trial

mass manufactured stem cells

Gee, I could have seen this one coming from a mile away…oh wait, I did see it coming. This week a company called Athersys reported that they missed both outcome endpoints in a trial using the company’s mass manufactured stem cells to treat […]

By |April 21st, 2015|Latest News|

A Hip Stem Cell Treatment in an Akido Master

Hip stem cell treatment


Lynne is a force to be reckoned with, or shall I say a “redirected” force. Her love is Akido, the Japanese martial art of redirecting your attacker’s forces back on him or her, using their energy to allow the smallest defenders to thwart […]

By |April 19th, 2015|Hip, Hip Procedure Outcomes, Latest News, Regenexx-DDD, Regenexx-SD|

Do You Have a Lower Back Popping Sound When You Move?

lower back popping sound

What if I told you there is a little muscle in your low back (and neck) that you and your doctor have never heard of, that will probably determine if you ever recover or will have a lifetime of problems. It’s the same […]

By |April 17th, 2015|Back/lumbar, Latest News, Neck/Cervical|

Heavy Drinkers Destroy Stem Cells for Life?

alcohol stem cell damageThe issue of alcohol use always comes up in stem cell treatments – is it good or bad? Should I abstain or continue to have a glass of wine or two? Now a recent study has weighed in on the topic, albeit with […]

By |April 16th, 2015|Latest News|

Clinical Studies for Knee Conditions

By |April 13th, 2015|