In the last decade, a cutting edge treatment known as platelet-rich plasma(PRP) therapy has gained traction for its ability to promote the repair of damaged tissues. As an isolated part of the blood that is made up of plasma, platelets (clotting cell fragments), and growth factors, it promotes a healing response which in turn induces … Continue reading Can Platelet-Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy be Effective for Severe Osteoarthritis?Continue Reading
In a new article from Huffington Post soldiers describe a culture where pain pills are often provided as a quick fix. Physicians need to be mindful of their dangers and how opioids can exacerbate addiction, depression and mental disorders. At Orthohealing we partner with W2W www.warrior2warrior.org to provide regenerative procedures to special forces and NAVY SEALS like PRP and … Continue reading Opioid epidemic in military. Orthobiologics offer a natural alternative to prescription drugsContinue Reading
The field of medicine has begun to take preference for drug and rehabilitation therapy over invasive surgeries. Alternative treatment methods such as Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections and Prolotherapy have demonstrated positive results in regard to pain and function in patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis. In the recent study, conducted by the Iran University of Medical … Continue reading PRP Injections and Prolotherapy have positive effect on pain and function in Knee OsteoarthritisContinue Reading
We have always been aware that invasive surgery may have its drawbacks, but a recent study from the University of Florida on total knee replacement surgery suggests that one in five older adults experience brain network weakening within the year after the procedure. The study states that 23 percent of adults over 60 that had … Continue reading Knee Replacement Surgery can lead to Brain Network WeakeningContinue Reading
Orthohealing Center’s own Dr. Mary Ambach has been named the Arthritis Foundation’s 2018 Orthopedic Honoree for the Los Angeles Walk to Cure Arthritis happening on May 20th! She was selected in recognition of the collective efforts between our team of professionals and the patients in the community that she has helped. Last year our team, … Continue reading Dr. Mary Ambach named Honoree at this year’s Arthritis Foundation WalkContinue Reading
Orthohealing center congratulates Ray Beltran for winning the WBO world lightweight boxing championship. We understand how hard you worked and are proud of you!Continue Reading
How do Corticosteroids and Platelet Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy Measure up When It Comes to Plantar Fasciitis?
Many are familiar with the nagging pain and irritation that comes with plantar fasciitis. For those who aren’t, the plantar fascia is a band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes and hence, provides arch support. When this tissue becomes strained or injured, the result is a painful inflammatory condition—plantar fasciitis. Researchers … Continue reading How do Corticosteroids and Platelet Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy Measure up When It Comes to Plantar Fasciitis?Continue Reading
We’ve just expanded our commitment to education! Come join us on social media, where our team is posting, asking questions, giving answers, and educating our followers. Our world-class experts are excited to connect and share. As one of the premier clinics in the world that truly specializes in cutting edge treatments like platelet-rich plasma therapy, … Continue reading OrthoHealing CenterContinue Reading
Can Bone Marrow-Derived Mononuclear Cells (BM MNCs) Improve Knee Osteoarthritis and Slow its Progression?
A recent clinical study explored the effects of injecting moderately osteoarthritic knees with a single dose of a mixed population of bone-marrow-derived cells. This mix of bone marrow-derived cells (bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells/BM MNCs) each have one nucleus and include blood progenitor cells, immune system cells, and stem cells that can become a variety of … Continue reading Can Bone Marrow-Derived Mononuclear Cells (BM MNCs) Improve Knee Osteoarthritis and Slow its Progression?Continue Reading
New clinical study: Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) Vs. Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Injections to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis
Researchers in France have conducted a clinical study to evaluate the effectiveness of a single Platelet Rich Plasma(PRP) injection versus Hyaluronic Acid(HA) supplementation in treating osteoarthritis of the knee. Such measures of success included the ability to alleviate pain and improve function. An additional aim of this study was to identify biological elements of PRP … Continue reading New clinical study: Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) Vs. Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Injections to Treat Knee OsteoarthritisContinue Reading
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