Why I Love Regenerative Medicine

August 28, 2017

My best friend and wife, Alison, told me I should write a blog on why I love regenerative medicine. Today what most excites me about regenerative medicine doesn’t have anything to do with orthopedics at all. It has to do with survival. My daughter’s friend has Cystic Fibrosis, a cruel lung disease that invariably ends…

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The Ultimate Prescription: Exercise

July 5, 2017

Exercise results in longer life without illness. Taking pills does not. It’s that simple. If you can’t exercise, you’re more than likely going to experience increased health problems over your lifetime as your quality time remaining melts away. Even with surgery, if the patient’s condition is not restored to the point where they can exercise…

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Regen Med: The Only ‘Search Result’ You Need

June 15, 2017

I’m often asked why our clinic may not “show up first” when patients conduct internet searches for knee arthritis, stem cell treatments or other treatments that involve advanced biologics. After all, we were the first to show everyone the way, no matter what claims you read elsewhere. It seems like overnight everyone has become an…

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Platelet Rich Plasma: Immunomodulatory and Anti-Inflammatory Pain Relief

April 26, 2017

If you’re like a lot of patients with arthritic knee pain, you’ve probably seen and heard a lot about platelet rich plasma (PRP) as a potential treatment option. While PRP use has become routine in everyday sports medicine clinics nationwide, there continues to be too much misinformation about what PRP is and how it works.…

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BUYER BEWARE: What You Should Know about Biologics Clinics

March 22, 2017

Cell based treatments have earned a well-deserved place in modern surgery and medicine. When experts like me first introduced cell and molecular based technology to orthopedics, we were met everywhere with resistance. It was a big struggle, but we believed in the molecular science and the technology behind the treatment. From the very beginning, we…

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