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Texting Thumb Treatments: A Tale of Two Hands…

texting thumb treatments

Texting thumb is a real epidemic. Using our thumbs to text or type can wear out an important thumb joint, leading to chronic pain at the base of that digit. Texting thumb treatments are regrettably pretty archaic. This is a story of […]

By |October 16th, 2014|Hand and Thumb Procedure Outcomes, Hand/Thumb, Latest News, Regenexx-SD|

Hand Arthritis Stem Cell Facebook Post by a Grateful Patient

This is a recent Facebook post from a grateful Hand Arthritis patient who had his own stem cells injected into his CMC joint via precise injection. I thought I would share it…

Ronnie Baker commented on a link Regenexx shared. Ronnie wrote: “Thanks to Dr. Ron Hanson last March I had the […]

By |February 20th, 2014|Hand and Thumb Procedure Outcomes, Hand/Thumb, Latest News, Regenexx-SD|

Hand Arthritis Surgery Alternative: Which Works Better-Cultured or Same Day Stem Cells?

hand arthritis surgery alternative

Are one type of stem cells a better hand arthritis surgery alternative than the other? I’ve been continuing our data analysis of 2013/2014 patient results using our advanced treatment registry, now moving onto comparing patient results in certain body areas by […]

New Stem Cell Hand Arthritis Data

stem cell hand arthritis

In keeping with the focus on the 2013 registry download, here’s new stem cell hand arthritis data, which is the data from a group of patients with mostly severe thumb arthritis who were injected with their […]

Thumb Surgery Alternative: Thumb Surgery Recovery vs. an Injection for Arthritis

thumb surgery recovery

How does the thumb surgery alternative of an injection of super concentrated platelets into the thumb joint compare with thumb surgery recovery? For starters, the thumb surgery alternative involves an injection which has minimal recovery time while thumb surgery recovery takes months. CN […]

Trigger Finger Injection helps Patient Avoid Surgery

trigger finger injection

Can a trigger finger injection help without surgery? SM is a young elderly woman who is a bus driver. Through the years she developed triggering and catching when she moved her middle fingers. She became unable to flex that […]

Entrapped Ulnar Nerve Treated through a Needle with Less Recovery Time

ulnar nerve surgery recovery time

DD is a 51 year old athletic woman with a two year history of neck and arm/hand pain. While she had bulging discs in her neck and had Dr. Schultz perform cervical epidurals to help […]

One Journalist’s Personal Hand Stem Cell Story

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One Journalist’s Personal Hand Stem Cell Story…  I often find that many times, that it’s better to let our patients tell their own stories. As I have said […]

Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis with Stem Cells

hand arthritis stem cells

LZ is a 43 year old woman with rheumatoid arthritis who was evaluated by us last year with a history of debilitating right foot pain and rheumatoid arthritis. She originally sought us out because she wanted […]