Arthritis

Reverse Arthritis With Minimally Invasive Subchondroplasty

February 17, 2019

2019 is a very exciting time to be involved with molecular science, medicine, and orthopedic surgery. Autologous Orthopedic Immunobiologics (AOI) were originally developed for cartilage injuries in veterinary medicine more than three decades ago. Today, AOI has been translated to orthopedic surgical clinical practice based on key orthopedic surgical concepts. In the following paragraphs, I…

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Is My Knee Pain Being Addressed Correctly?

April 16, 2018

Treating knee pain is a two fold process of addressing not only what is going on inside the joint but also addressing what is happening on the outside in how the joint is aligned. Unloader bracing should be routine and the first part of orthopedic knee arthritis care regardless of other recommended treatments because it…

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What is a Chicken Shot?

February 6, 2018

Viscosupplementation treatments (rooster injections/chicken shots) of the knee are very reasonable, scientific treatments for knee pain. These injections are covered by most insurance policies for arthritic knee pain every six months and are easily performed in the clinic setting with very little pain. While not specifically indicated for other human joints, the principles on which…

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Injections for Musculoskeletal Disease & Arthritis

October 1, 2016

We only use-Zimmer Biomet® Amnioflo® and since not all amniotic/chorionic membrane/fluid products are alike and results may vary widely between brands, the comments in this article do not apply to any other brands of similarly named products. (Zimmer Biomet® MiMedX® PURION processed dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane dHACM) Amniotic and chorionic products have been used successfully…

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Bone-On-Bone Joint Arthritis

August 30, 2016

Biologic treatments for “bone-on-bone” knee and shoulder arthritis. One question that comes up in our clinic on a daily basis is whether or not there is anything that can be done for knee or shoulder arthritis that is already “bone-on-bone” other than replacing the joint or repeatedly injecting harmful steroids that cause cartilage damage and…

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