Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a new therapeutic technique that takes a patient’s own plasma and selects from this draw cells that repair and regenerate tissue. Using a guidance method, such as ultrasound, the repair cells are injected directly into an area of damage or degeneration to help speed the healing process. A retrospective review … Continue reading The Effects of Platelet-rich Plasma Therapy on Chronic Cases of TendinopathyContinue Reading
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Positive effects of Yoga on Mood, Anxiety, and Brain GABA levels
Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) is the human brain’s own chemical that is found in decreased quantity in mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and epilepsy. Additionally, yoga postures are linked with higher brain GABA levels. Therefore, a new study from the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine explores the affect of yoga versus physical activity in mood changes, … Continue reading The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Positive effects of Yoga on Mood, Anxiety, and Brain GABA levelsContinue Reading
Researchers from the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hopstial and Keele University in United Kingdom performed a study of thirty-five patients with non-union fractures (fractures that do not heal). The cells from these sites showed decreased potential for bone regeneration and it was thought Therefore, each of these patients received a bone marrow-derived … Continue reading Orthopedics today: Non-union fractures healed by bone marrow cellsContinue Reading
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School conducted research on 18 physicians that showed doctors could relate to the pain the patients go through and want to make it better. By tracking the brain activity of the physicians through a functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scanner, the researchers concluded that when the physicians … Continue reading Study Suggests that Physicians Who Feel Your Pain are Best at HealingContinue Reading
Dr Steven Sampson, Orthohealing Center (Los Angeles) visits Dr David Karli, Steadman Clinic (Vail ) for best practices in BMC Bone Marrow Concentrate and PRP Platelet Rich Plasma.
Dr Steven Sampson was recently invited to visit Dr David Karli who trained at Harvard University & currently works at the renowned Steadman Clinic in Vail Colorado. Dr Karli is one of the pioneers in regenerative medicine and has been performing BMC on knee and hip osteoarthritis for nearly 2 years with encouraging results. Interestingly, many … Continue reading Dr Steven Sampson, Orthohealing Center (Los Angeles) visits Dr David Karli, Steadman Clinic (Vail ) for best practices in BMC Bone Marrow Concentrate and PRP Platelet Rich Plasma.Continue Reading
A recent article published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) shows that female athletes are 3 times more likely than male athletes to rupture their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). These injuries are becoming more prevalent in female athletes as they have increased their participation in sports. Therefore, more research is … Continue reading Orthopedics this week: Women are at three times the risk of rupturing ACLContinue Reading
Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have released their research plan to study the effects of Cartistem, a new stem cell therapy for the potential regeneration of cartilage and pain relief in the knee. Cartistem is made from mesenchymal stem cells, which are cells that can differentiate into bone and cartilage cells. These mesenchymal stem … Continue reading New research planned on Stem Cell Therapy for Knee osteoarthritisContinue Reading
Orthohealing Center patient an Olympic athlete, featured in international symposium for Bone Marrow Concentration (BMC) procedure for ankle pain.
We are excited to announce that our successful collaboration with Dr Chris Vincent at Altus and Dr Christopher Garcia of the Sports Division, US Olympic Committee resulted in a formal presentation at the American physical therapy association Combined Sections Meeting San Diego 2013. The patient an elite Olympic pole vaulter suffered with severe ankle osteoarthritis … Continue reading Orthohealing Center patient an Olympic athlete, featured in international symposium for Bone Marrow Concentration (BMC) procedure for ankle pain.Continue Reading
Los Angeles Lakers All-Star Center Dwight Howard to Receive Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for his Shoulder Labrum Tear
The Los Angeles Times reported today that Lakers All-Star center Dwight Howard will be returning from Minneapolis back home to Los Angeles to undergo a platelet rich plasma (PRP) injection to his injured right shoulder. While the shoulder has been ailing the star over the last few weeks, he aggravated the torn labrum Wednesday night during … Continue reading Los Angeles Lakers All-Star Center Dwight Howard to Receive Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for his Shoulder Labrum TearContinue Reading
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