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New Report from AOSSM, Surgery may not be helpful in Tennis Elbow. Non-operative approaches needed.

In a new report form the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, they determined that Surgery may not be helpful in Tennis Elbow. They did a randomized, double-blinded clinical trial, and explored patient responses to a common surgery aimed at repairing a damaged elbow, compared to a placebo procedure. The study analyzed 13 patients who … Continue reading New Report from AOSSM, Surgery may not be helpful in Tennis Elbow. Non-operative approaches needed.

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Manage Daily Osteoarthritis Pain with These 6 Tips

Fed up and tired of joint pain due to osteoarthritis? If you’re one of these unlucky individuals, you are definitely not alone. Over 30 million adults in America are affected by osteoarthritis, which is the most common form of the “wear and tear” disease. Those who have osteoarthritis may suffer from mild to severe symptoms … Continue reading Manage Daily Osteoarthritis Pain with These 6 Tips

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Biologic Therapies for Intervertebral Degenerative Disc Disease: A Review of Novel Applications

Dr Ambach, in collaboration with Stanford professor Dr Navani, publish a new study discussing new treatments for degenerative discs in the spine using innovative biologics including platelet rich plasma, stem cell bone marrow aspirate, lipoaspirate,  and cutting edge applications like protein-based therapy, 3D printing/scaffolds and gene therapy. Link to the article

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Dr. Steven Sampson Visits Indian Wells Paribas Tennis Tournament

Dr Steven Sampson from the Orthohealing Center just returned from visiting & rooting for some of our player patients competing in the premier event. It was great to support our athletes and see them in action. We’re proud to support our tennis athletes from many countries. Treating world class athletes helps us prepare for the … Continue reading Dr. Steven Sampson Visits Indian Wells Paribas Tennis Tournament

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What Can I do about Degenerative Disc Disease?

Degenerative disc disease is a condition that occurs when the cushioning discs between the vertebrae in the spine begin to thin out or break open. This may be a result of osteoarthritis, a herniated disc or spinal stenosis. The resulting pain is sometimes accompanied by radiating numbness or weakness in the extremities. If the pain … Continue reading What Can I do about Degenerative Disc Disease?

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How Can Injured Athletes Benefit from Stem Cell Therapy?

  Athletes know that to become champions at their sport, continual and vigorous practice is necessary. Some days might be more strenuous and exhausting than others, but each training day is a step to becoming better. But there are limitations to how far the body should be pushed, and if an athlete ever goes past … Continue reading How Can Injured Athletes Benefit from Stem Cell Therapy?

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Orthohealing Center supports Turning Point School Hoopathon!

The Orthohealing Center and The Jamal Crawford Foundation are proud to sponsor Hoop-A-Thon; an annual event that supports Turning Point’s athletics department and garden/Dirt-to-Dish programs. In addition, funds are raised to enhance and improve the student experience at Weemes Elementary School, including their mentoring program, where Level 8 students travel to Weemes to tutor and … Continue reading Orthohealing Center supports Turning Point School Hoopathon!

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Updates In Sports Medicine

Dr. Mary Ambach collaborated with athletic trainers, physical therapists, orthopedic surgeons,  sports team physicians and other physicians and practitioners in the field of sports medicine to discuss important topics and updated information in the care of the athlete and sports injuries. The conference was held in San Diego, California by the American College of Sports … Continue reading Updates In Sports Medicine

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Osteoarthritis – Why Exercise?

Exercise decreases knee cartilage breakdown Studies have shown that moderate-intensity exercise not only improves painful symptoms of degenerative joint disease or osteoarthritis, a leading cause of adult disability,  but also modifies the progression of the disease. Aerobic exercises like walking and weight bearing exercises improve osteoarthritis by increasing cartilage material and joint space, preventing cartilage … Continue reading Osteoarthritis – Why Exercise?

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Orthohealing Center Expands to Santa Barbara CA Providing Minimally Invasive Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine Treatments

We’re thrilled to announce that we will now be seeing patients in Santa Barbara, CA.  Recognizing the communities need to have access to elite level orthopedic and sports medicine care, we will be seeing patients in downtown Santa Barbara immediately. Please call 310 312 9095 to schedule an evaluation. Patients in Santa Barbara now have … Continue reading Orthohealing Center Expands to Santa Barbara CA Providing Minimally Invasive Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine Treatments

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