PRP Doesn’t Help Cartilage Repair? Always Read the Fine Print!
It’s always bizarre to me what makes the rounds of the science news. This week it was a paper, that websites covered, with the headline, “Platelet-rich plasma does not promote stem cell-mediated cartilage repair.” Like many research papers that are hyped, you always need to read the fine print. When… Read More
A Case Study Highlighting the Regenexx Flexible Lab Platform
Regenexx Flexible Lab Platform: A Case Study In the world of regenerative medicine, the vast majority of providers out there are using one-size-fits-all kits and bedside machines to process orthobiologics (stem cells, platelet rich plasma, etc.). These kits are usually only… Read More
Does Concentrated PRP Hurt or Help Tendon Healing?
PRP Concentration and Tendon Healing Research If you inject PRP into tendons that is just 3-5 times concentrated (which most systems produce), at least according to one study, you may be poisoning rather than helping tendon cells. Is this true? How… Read More
Watch an Advanced Image-Guided Injection of the Shoulder: Step into Our Procedure Suite with Dr. Schultz
Stem Cell and PRP Shoulder Treatment This weekend we had an Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF) course at our Colorado headquarters. What I kept hearing from the physicians attending the course was how much more in depth this course was than any… Read More
Treating Hand Arthritis Without Surgery the Regenexx Way
Hand Arthritis Surgery Alternative This morning I’d like to introduce you to yet another great Doug Orchard video of how Regenexx is very different. In this case, we have Dr. Pitts showing how precise injections of various proprietary platelet preps are injected into arthritic… Read More
A New Ankle Surgery Alternative Interventional Orthopedics Style…
Knees and hips seem to be on everyone’s minds these days, but surgical alternatives are equally important for all joints. Interestingly, especially for ankles, as they carry the weight of those knees and hips and backs and shoulders and necks, and everything else above them. This is the… Read More
Why Do My Joints Ache After Exercise?
Why do My Joints Ache after Exercise? Many of us experience muscle tightness and soreness after exercise, but why do some of our joints ache after exercise? For me it’s my left knee and shoulder; for you maybe it’s your… Read More
Does Highly Concentrated PRP Hurt Tendons?
Best PRP Concentration for Tendon Healing? Injecting platelet rich plasma (PRP) into chronically injured or damaged tendons has revolutionized the care of tedinopathy. However, these last few years, alarm bells have been raised in the PRP injection community that injecting higher… Read More
Alar Ligament Treatment for CCJ Instability
Alar Ligament Treatment Dr Centeno Lecture at AAOM 2016 Due to our high level of expertise in the field, for many years, our practice has collected a group of patients with upper cervical (CCJ) instability. This awful problem… Read More
Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) – Why There’s Absolutely No Need for Surgery
A research paper came across my desk in December showing just how far we’ve come in the last few years with platelet-rich plasma. It focused on tennis elbow and the recovery processes for 2 different surgical procedures. The fact that it read like some medieval torture… Read More