The Regenexx Blog

Interesting News on Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine

Can You Treat a Meniscus Tear Without Surgery?

By |March 20th, 2015|Knee, Knee Procedure Outcomes, Latest News, Regenexx-PL Disc, Regenexx-SD|

Why Deal with ACL Surgery Complications?

acl surgery complications

 

ACL surgery complications are real. I’ve blogged on many including early onset arthritis, poor position sense in the knee, and high re-tear rates. Is there a way to avoid those complications […]

Skiing with Knee Arthritis: Can Stem Cells Help?

skiing with knee arthritis

Is skiing with knee arthritis possible? Severe knee arthritis is a tough problem. The cartilage is all gone and bone spurs have taken over. Can stem cells get patients back on their skis?

When we first began stem cell injections for arthritis a decade […]

Stem Cells for Back Pain? One Patient’s Experience…

Stem Cells for Back Pain

Stem cells for back pain have been a big topic this past year or so. This is Claire’s story, who I think like many, believed that a stem cell injection in her spine could help her disability. When I first saw her MRI and heard […]

By |March 11th, 2015|Back and Neck Procedure Outcomes, Back/lumbar, Regenexx-DDD|

Back Surgery Problems: Avoiding Surgery with Regenexx

back surgery problems

PA is a local attorney who had the misfortune of having low back surgery in high school, which led to back surgery problems in his 40s. Being an active aging athlete with a dirt bike career on the side, one day in 2013 his back […]

New Video on Back and Neck Stem Cell Treatments…

The issue of stem cells and disc problems is a complex one that often gets simplified by doctors advertising stem cell spine treatments into: “stem cells are magic fairy dust to be sprinkled on the spine to cure even severe degenerative disc disease”. The truth however, is much more complex […]

Our Knee ACL Stem Cell Procedure Featured in Local News…

knee ACL stem cell

We’ve been treating knee ACL tears for quite a while now with only a precise injection of stem cells. This procedure has shown some very impressive before and after results as well as the MRI images to match. Last week, without our knowledge, […]

Helping a Firefighter Keep Kicking!

neck surgery alternative

Many of our patients have a similar story. They’re active people, often pursuing a dream that requires them to be active, and then one or more injuries catch up with them and their dream is placed on hold. They do their research […]

The Evolution of a Thumb Arthritis Surgery Alternative: Cell Therapies Are Only a Tool

Thumb Arthritis Surgery Alternative

Thumb arthritis is an epidemic in our keyboard heavy and text savvy society. However, thumb arthritis in this area isn’t fully baked, leaving many patients to seek a thumb arthritis surgery alternative. In addition, our quest for an […]

Huge ACL Surgery Cost Burden May Be Reduced by Injections Over Surgery…

ACL Surgery Cost

The average ACL surgery cost in the U.S. is about $10-12,000. However, is there a cheaper alternative that uses an injection of your own stem cells without the need for surgery? This is one of the many before and after MRI cases we’ve amassed […]