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The Regenexx Blog

Interesting News on Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine

Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Have Genetic Problems

A doctor discusses why embryonic stem cells and IPS cells have problems that make their mass production potentially worrisome and why using the patient's own adult stem cells is likely allot safer.

By |January 7th, 2011|Latest News|

Grade 3 Ankle Ligament Sprain: Surgery vs. Bracing

A doctor discusses whether the medical research supports whether grade III ankle ligament sprains should be surgically repaired (ankle surgery) or treated without surgery.

By |January 2nd, 2011|Ankle, Latest News, Ligament/tendon|

Does Ankle Ligament Surgery Fix the Ankle?

A doctor discusses why surgery to repair an injured or damaged ankle ligament may not leave the foot and ankle with normal ankle motions.

By |January 2nd, 2011|Ankle, Latest News, Ligament/tendon|

Do you need knee ACL surgery for a partial tear?

A doctor discusses non-surgical treatments for knee ACL tears as well as injections that may help the ligament heal.

By |July 22nd, 2010|Knee, Latest News, Regenexx-C, Sports Injury|

Surgery for torn knee ligaments and meniscus may improve short-term outcomes, but it did not prevent development of osteoarthritis

A doctor discusses a Dutch study showing that orthopedic knee surgery to repair ligaments and meniscus failed to prevent the development of knee arthritis.

By |July 6th, 2010|Latest News|

Ankle Arthritis Pain due to Deltoid Ligament Injury

A doctor discusses treating a deltoid ligament injury and ankle arthritis by injecting the patient's own stem cells.

By |December 11th, 2009|Ankle, Regenexx-C|

Full thickness ACL tear with meniscus damage…patient report of outcome.

A doctor discusses non-surgical treatment options such as stem cell injections to treat an ACL ligament tear in the knee.

By |October 19th, 2009|Knee, Regenexx-C|

Pitcher’s elbow surgery and PRP…

A doctor discusses how to heal a ulnar collateral ligament injury with PRP injections rather than surgery.

By |October 19th, 2009|elbow, Sports Injury|

Deltoid Ligament Injury and Stem Cells: Understanding Biomechanics of the Ankle

deltoid-ligament-injury-casusing-abnormal-coronal-allignment1SA is 55 yo WF from Washington state who was seen this morning for an ankle problem that began after a climbing fall last year. She had multiple ankle ligament sprains as well as bone chips floating around. After two surgical debridements (last […]

By |October 6th, 2009|Ankle, Regenexx-C|

Stretched Ankle Ligaments and an Unfortunate Woman


My blog this afternoon concerns Lee. If I hadn’t just gotten off the phone with her, I would have never believed this story. We had a phone conference to see if she was a candidate for the Regenexx-C stem cell procedure for non-union […]

By |September 14th, 2009|Ankle, Ligament/tendon|