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Multistate Meningitis Outbreak Linked to Tainted Steroids Used in Epidural Steroid Injections for Low Back Pain

In the last few weeks, more reports have surfaced regarding the nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak which has been linked to tainted steroids that were administered to patients receiving epidural steroid injections. The total has risen to at least 91 patients in nine states, with seven deaths, health officials said Sunday. Meningitis is an inflammation of … Continue reading Multistate Meningitis Outbreak Linked to Tainted Steroids Used in Epidural Steroid Injections for Low Back Pain

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ABC News Reports on the Increasing Rates of Total Knee Replacements, and the Problems Associated With Them

ABC News recently reported on the increased incidence of problems that are associated with total knee replacements. As the population advances in age and with obesity at an all time high, more and more people are suffering debilitating knee pain due to osteoarthritis. When conservative measures such as physical therapy, medications, cortisone injections, and viscosupplement … Continue reading ABC News Reports on the Increasing Rates of Total Knee Replacements, and the Problems Associated With Them

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Dr. Beny Charchian of the Orthohealing Center to Lecture on Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC), and Regenerative Medicine at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica

Beny Charchian M.D. has been invited to speak as a guest lecturer at Saint John’s Health Center on Thursday, October 4th, 2012 to discuss the latest advancements in regenerative medicine. The lecture will be given as Continuing Medical Education (CME) to the Department of Internal Medicine. Topics will include the newest uses for prolotherapy, platelet rich plasma … Continue reading Dr. Beny Charchian of the Orthohealing Center to Lecture on Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC), and Regenerative Medicine at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica

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Dr Steven Sampson, Orthohealing Center Presents PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Blood Spinning Research Study at ISTS Tendinopathy Symposium in Vancouver, Canada.

Dr Steven Sampson presented the first clinical research on PRP Platelet Rich Plasma injection therapy in the Spinal Cord Injury Population. Dr Sampson, collaborated with Dr Danielle Aufiero & Dr Victor Ibrahim of Washington DC based PMR Center to present research on biceps tendon injury in wheelchair athletes with shoulder pain. The meeting is the … Continue reading Dr Steven Sampson, Orthohealing Center Presents PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Blood Spinning Research Study at ISTS Tendinopathy Symposium in Vancouver, Canada.

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Dr. Beny Charchian of the Orthohealing Center Lectures on Bone Marrow Regenerative Cell Injections Via Live Webinar to Doctors in Europe

Dr. Beny Charchian lectured this past week via live webinar to a group of doctors on the cutting-edge regenerative treatment known as Bone Marrow Concentrate, or “BMC”.  The audience, consisting of doctors from all over the world including England, Netherlands, Poland, and Israel focused on BMC as a treatment option for patients suffering from joint … Continue reading Dr. Beny Charchian of the Orthohealing Center Lectures on Bone Marrow Regenerative Cell Injections Via Live Webinar to Doctors in Europe

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New Multi-center Study from Spain shows PRP Platelet Rich Plasma safe and effective for Knee Osteoarthritis and superior results compared to Hyaluronic Acid Injections.

In a new study from Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic Repair, the world’s first level I, randomized, double blinded, multi-center trial comparing Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injection for knee osteoarthritis to  a traditional injection viscosupplementation or hyaluronic acid (HA). Investigators studied 176 patients with knee osteoarthritis and found superior benefits in the PRP group that maintained those benefits … Continue reading New Multi-center Study from Spain shows PRP Platelet Rich Plasma safe and effective for Knee Osteoarthritis and superior results compared to Hyaluronic Acid Injections.

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American Journal of Sports Medicine Publishes New Study Revealing Protective Role of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in Tendon Injuries Induced By Steroids and Antibiotics

A new study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine reveals that Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) can actually serve a protective role against the harmful effects of steroids and specific antibiotics on tendons. Physicians have long been aware that steroids and antibiotics in the drug class known as “fluoroquinolones”are toxic to the tendon. Steroids … Continue reading American Journal of Sports Medicine Publishes New Study Revealing Protective Role of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in Tendon Injuries Induced By Steroids and Antibiotics

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New Study Protocol Suggested for Using Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in Hamstring Muscle Recovery Following Injury

A new study protocol published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders outlines the suggested use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in treating hamstring injuries. While there have been multiple studies promoting the benefits of PRP in soft tissue injuries, this study will be unique in that it will be the first to use a randomized control trial … Continue reading New Study Protocol Suggested for Using Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in Hamstring Muscle Recovery Following Injury

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David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox to Receive Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for his Achilles Injury with Hopes of Saving His Season

David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox is scheduled to receive a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injection to his strained right Achilles’ tendon – the same injury which forced him to miss 35 games. Ortiz is no stranger to the beneficial effects of PRP. He had a PRP injection to his right knee in 2007 … Continue reading David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox to Receive Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for his Achilles Injury with Hopes of Saving His Season

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Regenerative Medicine (PRP, Bone Marrow, Shockwave therapy and Hyaluronic Acid Injections) Symposium Featuring TOBI (The Orthobiologic Institute) Faculty in Campinas Brazil October 2012

We are excited to announce that recent Los Angeles faculty Dr Adam Weglein & Dr Jose Fabio Lana will be amongst several speakers at the International Symposium on Regenerative Medicine Oct 26-27, 2012.  ortopediaregenerativa.com.br Events such as this add to our understanding of new treatments like PRP Platelet Rich Plasma, Bone Marrow Concentrate Injections, Shockwave Therapy, … Continue reading Regenerative Medicine (PRP, Bone Marrow, Shockwave therapy and Hyaluronic Acid Injections) Symposium Featuring TOBI (The Orthobiologic Institute) Faculty in Campinas Brazil October 2012

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