Cell Based Treatments

Treat Your Shoulder Pain WITHOUT Surgery

May 28, 2018

Are you over the age of forty-five with persistent shoulder pain? We can help you understand your options. If you have had symptoms for more than six weeks, it is time for a diagnosis. The following treatment methods have little effect beyond this period: Tylenol Anti-inflammatory medicines, Catabolic steroid injections, To restore normal tissue strength (aside…

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Elbow Pain? Foot Pain?

March 27, 2018

Are you suffering from chronic foot pain or elbow pain?  The Tenex® TX-1 may be the ideal therapy when treating problems like plantar fasciitis, tennis and golfer’s elbow and other types of tendinitis or tendinosis.  The majority of patients with these conditions respond to conservative treatments such as physical therapy, bracing or splinting, NSAIDs (Ibuprofen, etc)…

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What Does Platelet Rich Plasma Really Do? What’s it Good for? Is it Worth the Money?

February 11, 2018

We began trials with platelet rich plasma in 1997.  While conceptually, PRP makes sense and there was a great deal of excitement over the ease of harvest and delivery, PRP still struggles to find it’s ideal clinical role.   All PRP is not created equal and the final product for delivery depends on the skill…

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An Explanation of Stem Cell Treatments for Orthopedic Surgery Patients

February 6, 2018

Across the United States, doctors are now commonly offering treatments that are being called  “stem cell injections” or “stem cell treatments” or “cell based therapies” (CBT).   More recently there has been a move to refine the description of the treatments to help patients understand how the treatment works.  The term ‘medicinal signaling cell’ is…

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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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