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Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement has Maximum Side Effects!

minimally invasive hip replacement side effects

The concept of minimally invasive hip replacement for arthritis has been all the rage. I’ve talked to many patients who are naturally drawn to the concept that a smaller incision and smaller hip replacement devices are used. However, as I have […]

By |July 1st, 2015|Hip, Latest News|

Stem Cell and Platelet Procedures for Hip Conditions

By |June 24th, 2015|

Should the Fact that PRP Improves Hip Arthroscopy Outcomes Be Surprising?

PRP Improves Hip Arthroscopy Outcomes

Surgery for Hip Impingement, or FAI, is incredibly common. All surgery creates a huge demand in the surgical area for healing. What if a known healing stimulator like PRP was added at the end of the surgery?  A new study attempts to […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|Hip, Latest News|

Should the Fact that PRP Improves Hip Arthroscopy Outcomes Be a Surprise?

PRP improves hip arthroscopy outcomes

Surgery for Hip Impingement, or FAI, is incredibly common. All surgery creates a huge demand in the surgical area for healing. What if a known healing stimulator like PRP was added at the end of the surgery?  A new study attempts to […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|Latest News, Regenexx-SCP|

Diabetes Linked to Persistent Pain After Joint Replacement!

diabetes associated with persistent pain after joint replacement

Given the lack of predictive models to identify patients who are at risk for persistent pain after joint replacement, this new study is a welcome start as it has identified a primary, though not surprising, risk factor: Diabetes.

Strong relationships have already been established […]

By |June 20th, 2015|Latest News|

Chronic Pain After Knee Replacement is Surprisingly Common!

chronic pain after hip replacement

The most common reason patients seek knee replacement is for relief from pain. Despite that, an unacceptably high percentage of patients have chronic pain after knee replacement. What has been done to figure out how to prevent, or treat, chronic postsurgical knee replacement pain? A […]

By |June 16th, 2015|Knee, Latest News|

Smartphone Use and Carpal Tunnel…Calling SIRI!

smartphone use and carpal tunnel

Does your thumb hurt from texting and typing on your Smartphone? There’s been discussion about a possible connection between Smartphone use and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, but is this connection real? Now, new research has looked into this question and answered it with some compelling findings.

Even just a […]

By |June 12th, 2015|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Latest News|

Is Physical Activity the Secret to the Fountain of Youth?

increase life expectancy

People have been looking for the proverbial Fountain of Youth for thousands of years. That desire to feel young again, to live longer, to be healthier, is a basic human emotion. What if there was a simple way to accomplish those things?  Two studies give great insight into what […]

By |June 10th, 2015|Latest News|

New Regenexx Shoulder Stem Cell Study Published!

shoulder stem cell study

There’s a lot of attention paid to knee arthritis and stem cell injections, but much less to shoulder problems. We’ve just published the world’s largest registry experience with precisely guided stem cell injections for conditions including severe arthritis and rotator cuff tears. Here’s […]

Pretty Much All Hip Implants Raise Metal Blood Levels…

metal blood levels

The news just never seems to get better for problems with hip replacements. There has been considerable concern of late about the fact that hip implants raise metal blood levels.  In the meantime the Orthopedic device industry has scrambled to address that situation, however, each […]

By |June 7th, 2015|Hip, Latest News|