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The Ugly Side of Science: The Fight Over Young Blood and Aging

young blood and aging

A while back I blogged on new research that showed that infusing old mice with young blood helped the mice function more like younger mice than their elderly counterparts. This seemed like a discovery of major proportions and these […]

By |May 25th, 2015|Latest News|

ACL Surgery Return to Sports: Few Ready to Return to Play by 8 Months!

ACL Surgery Return to Sports

There’s a push right now in ACL surgery return to sports to shorten the time actually needed for recovery. For some surgeons, this means telling patients that they can return to sports by 6-8 months. Now a new study questions the wisdom of those […]

By |May 24th, 2015|Knee, Latest News, Regenexx-ACL, Regenexx-SD, Sports Injury|

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By |May 20th, 2015|

Helping Another Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear Heal…

rotator cuff tear stem cells

I was recently contacted by Donna, a woman in her 60’s that we treated last spring for a shoulder rotator cuff tear. Back then, Donna was told that she had a full thickness rotator cuff tear that needed surgery. Last week she […]

When the Regenexx Procedure Doesn’t Work…

when the regenexx procedure doesn't work

This past week or so I’ve highlighted some great success stories and long-term results. However, every medical procedure known to man has a success and failure rate. This is why we routinely publish outcome data which contains the average of patients […]

By |May 19th, 2015|Knee, Knee Procedure Outcomes, Latest News, Regenexx-C|

Pfizer Dumps Stem Cell Therapy From Its Portfolio

mass manufactured stem cell therapy

There was big news this week in the world of cellular drugs. One of the world’s largest pharma companies chose to drop it’s FDA approval pipeline for cell drugs. Let’s explore the top three reasons why.

Pfizer had partnered with a company called […]

By |May 18th, 2015|Latest News|

Turning Back the Epigenetic Clock with Exercise

benefits of exercise

These days it seems like exercise is a panacea, as research has shown significant declines in everything from stroke to heart disease to cancer rates in people who exercise regularly. In fact, those little pharma pills you may take for your cholesterol […]

By |May 14th, 2015|Latest News|

7 Years After a Knee Stem Cell Injection: Back for a Top Up!

how long does knee stem cell injection last

Cheryl (CE) is a 65 year old woman treated in 2008 with culture expanded mesenchymal stem cells in a knee stem cell injection who was seen back in the clinic this week. It’s always a “blast from the past” for […]

By |May 14th, 2015|Knee, Knee Procedure Outcomes, Latest News, Regenexx-C, Sports Injury|

Counting Stem Cells – What’s the Proper Knee Arthritis Stem Cell Dose?

knee arthritis stem cell dose

I treated an elderly woman with arthritis in both knees yesterday with the Regenexx-SD stem cell procedure, which is common. Since we count the cell number, we knew based on our registry research that there weren’t enough cells to properly treat both sides, […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Latest News, stem cell therapy|