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New study in JAMA shows repeated Cortisone injections for knee inflammation and arthritis leads to cartilage loss

In a recent study in JAMA scientists injected Cortisone every three months for two years in patients suffering with inflammation and knee osteoarthritis. They compared the Cortisone injection results with a placebo, Saline water injections and monitored MRIs for cartilage changes over time. The group that received repeated Cortisone injections developed more cartilage loss on … Continue reading New study in JAMA shows repeated Cortisone injections for knee inflammation and arthritis leads to cartilage loss

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Problems Young Athletes Need To Be Aware Of

Problems Young Athletes Need to Be Aware Of

Participating in sports has a number of benefits for young athletes, but it also has its hazards. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that over 2.6 million children 19 and under end up being treated in hospital emergency rooms for sports injuries. A sports injury can affect males and females of … Continue reading Problems Young Athletes Need to Be Aware Of

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Orthohealing Center gets new portable technology to diagnose soft tissue and tendon disease!

We’re excited to be one of few clinics in the USA using one of the latest  breakthroughs in ultrasound technology. Ultrasound uses sound waves to visualize tendons. Unlike other imaging, the Ultrasound image is immediately interpreted and can be placed right over a patients painful region & moved through a painful motion to reproduce the … Continue reading Orthohealing Center gets new portable technology to diagnose soft tissue and tendon disease!

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Orthohealing Hosts Arthritis Foundation Board Meeting

Thanks to our staff member Isabel Perez to transforming our reception area into a conference meeting room! Dr Steven Sampson is a board member of the Arthritis Foundation a non for profit organization aimed at cure for arthritis that affects so many Americans and military personnel. At the meeting we discussed a successful 2017 annual … Continue reading Orthohealing Hosts Arthritis Foundation Board Meeting

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Am I Too Old For Stem Cell Therapy

Am I Too Old For Stem Cell Therapy?

Have you been recommended to undergo surgery? Have you neglected a painful joint condition? Perhaps you feel your condition is too far advanced or chronic for any treatment to really help you. With stem cell therapy, although there are a few reasons that would exclude a candidate from treatment, age is generally not one of … Continue reading Am I Too Old For Stem Cell Therapy?

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What Types Of Stem Cells Do We Use In Regenerative Therapy

What Types Of Stem Cells Do We Use In Regenerative Medicine?

Stem cells play a large role in the rapidly growing field of regenerative medicine.  Stem cell therapy, a regenerative medicine therapy, uses a patient’s own stem cells to help repair damaged tissues and repair injuries. Here at the Orthohealing Center, we are pioneers in bone marrow stem cell therapy. This therapy is a very promising … Continue reading What Types Of Stem Cells Do We Use In Regenerative Medicine?

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Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr Says to Avoid Back Surgery

Steve Kerr, the head coach of the Golden State Warrior, still experiences pain and nausea after his spine surgery in the fall of 2015. According to NBC Bay area: “If you have a back problem, stay away from surgery.” Kerr expressed deep regret to the news reporters. Unfortunately, Kerr’s surgery has led to the leakage … Continue reading Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr Says to Avoid Back Surgery

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Sick and Tired Of My Stiff Joints

Sick and Tired Of My Stiff Joints!

Stiff joints can be a deal breaker when it comes to having fun. They are painful, uncomfortable and can put a damper on anything from the wildest of dance parties to the simple daily walk up and down the stairs. This stiffness is caused by inflammation. Here at Orthohealing, we can help determine the cause … Continue reading Sick and Tired Of My Stiff Joints!

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New Generation of Joint Cartilage Repair Available in USA!

Cartilage damage and degeneration can cause extreme discomfort and impairs a patients’ quality of life. According to the Arthritis Foundation, The FDA recently approved the Matrix Associated Chondrocyte Implantation (MACI) treatment, which can heal early stage cartilage damage. In the interview with Farshid Guilak, PhD, by the Arthritis Foundation, degenerated cartilage tissue is similar to … Continue reading New Generation of Joint Cartilage Repair Available in USA!

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Former NFL Football player Gosder Cherilius discusses treating your body like it’s a machine and how Platelet Rich Plasma was helpful.

With the 2017 NFL draft around the corner, Dr Steven Sampson’s annual regenerative medicine conference TOBI had the opportunity to discuss orthobiologics and regenerative medicine with recently retired Tampa Bay Buccaneers Gosder Cherilus. Gosder played in the NFL for 9 seasons with over 116 starts with the Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. … Continue reading Former NFL Football player Gosder Cherilius discusses treating your body like it’s a machine and how Platelet Rich Plasma was helpful.

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