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Interesting News on Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine

Torn Disc Surgery Alternatives: Can You Heal Disc Tears?

torn disc surgery alternatives

Torn discs can be painful, but are often missed as a cause of pain, usually lumped with garden variety degenerative disc disease. Some of the patients with these tears that have chronic pain end up with surgical fusions. However, are there torn disc surgery […]

Can a Disc Stem Cell Injection Work When All Else Fails?

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RT is a 56 year old male with a very long history of back pain which began in the 70’s when he injured himself on a boat. He’s one of the more recalcitrant back pain patients that I have seen in years, failing to show significant improvements […]

By |August 15th, 2015|Back and Neck Procedure Outcomes, Back/lumbar, Regenexx-SD|

SR: Low Back Disc Stem Cell Save

low back disc stem cell

Like every procedure ever used in the history of medicine, ours has it’s successes and failures. For a physician, the successes are always more fun and some of those can get to be routine. However, every once in awhile you see a […]

A Colorado Regenexx Patient Review: Pain Free!

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We received this Colorado Regenexx Patient Review recently from a patient who wanted to share his experience at Regenexx Colorado. When he contacted Regenexx he was in excruciating pain, and his local physician’s treatment had made the situation worse rather than better…

“So, recently I started to […]

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

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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 […]

Helping a Firefighter Keep Kicking!

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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 […]

Thankful for Our Regenexx Patients…

Regenexx patients

This has been a great clinic week in Grand Cayman. I’m so thankful that we have such wonderful patients who trust us to help them. I’ve also loved some of the patient stories this week. Here are some of my favorites.

I blogged earlier on JG, […]

Back Fusion Alternatives? Can You Avoid Surgery Without a Disc Injection?

back fusion alternatives

We arguably have more experience with injecting stem cells into the discs of patients than anyone else on earth, having performed our first case in 2005. While placing stem cells in discs can be helpful in certain circumstances, can we provide back fusion […]

By |August 17th, 2014|Back and Neck Procedure Outcomes, Regenexx-DDD|