Month: September 2012

Platelet Rich Plasma May Provide Alternative Treatment for Elbow UCL Injuries, Los Angeles Researchers Find

Researchers in Los Angeles have found that treating patients with platelet rich plasma (PRP) may help pitchers and other athletes suffering from elbow injuries return to the game quickly. Their findings were reported at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Specialty Meeting in San Francisco. Lead researcher Scott A. Crow, MD, indicated that PRP …

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Stem Cells from the Nose Show Promise in Repairing Spinal Cord Damage Caused by Contusion

An important new study released by a team of scientists at RhinoCyte™ Inc., Louisville, Ky., details promising results on the effectiveness of stem cells from the nose in repairing spinal cord damage resulting from the most common cause of these injuries — contusions (bruising) due to major trauma. Their study is featured in the current issue …

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Study Shows Dramatic Increases In Total Knee Replacements Due To Osteoarthritis, Especially In Women & Younger Generations.

Findings presented by the American Academy Of Orthopedic Surgeons at this year’s annual meeting indicate that over four and a half million Americans have undergone and are living with total knee replacements (TKR). In the past ten years the prevalence of TKR surgeries has increased more than 200%, with a noticeable increase in younger patients. …

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NBA All-Star Gilbert Arenas feeling better following blood spinning injections to his knees and hips; Lakers express interest and attend his workouts in Los Angeles

Three-time NBA All-Star Gilbert Arenas recently underwent the same regenerative blood spinning treatments on his knees that the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant and Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez went through.  According to sources close to the situation, he has worked his way into shape and is feeling better than he has in years after having the injections, now popularly …

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Dr Steven Sampson, Orthohealing Center to lecture on Regenerative Medicine in Venice, Italy Sept 24, 2012 at Biobridge “Generation Regeneration.”

We’re thrilled to announce that Dr. Sampson has been selected to lecture amongst world leaders in regenerative procedures at the Biobridge “Generation Regeneration” annual symposium in Venice, Italy, Sept 24, 2012. Dr Sampson addressed doctors at the Biobridge Regenerative Symposium in the past at the historic Main Assembly Hall at the United Nations of Geneva …

Dr Steven Sampson, Orthohealing Center to lecture on Regenerative Medicine in Venice, Italy Sept 24, 2012 at Biobridge “Generation Regeneration.” Read More »

New study from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons shows PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) more effective Vs cortisone for plantar fasciitis/heel pain

Chronic plantar fasciitis is commonly diagnosed in patients, but can be a difficult condition to treat successfully. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is the injection of concentrated platelets that is abundant with cytokines (immunomodulation agents) and other growth elements. PRP injection was compared to cortisone injection when treating severe cases of plantar fasciitis that are resistant …

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The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) and The Orthohealing Center hosts 4 day Regenerative Medicine Intensive featuring Dr John Lyftgoft from New Zealand & Dr Steven Sampson on Neural Prolotherapy and Ultrasound guided Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections.

Recently we hosted 18 Physicians from 6 countries to enhance our understanding & skill set with regenerative orthopedic procedures including Neural Prolotherapy & Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP).  After learning about Dr Lyftgoft’s breakthrough; that simple injections of sterile water (saline) and Dextrose (sugar) beneath the skin surface can provide immediate pain relief, we made arrangements …

The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) and The Orthohealing Center hosts 4 day Regenerative Medicine Intensive featuring Dr John Lyftgoft from New Zealand & Dr Steven Sampson on Neural Prolotherapy and Ultrasound guided Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections. Read More »

Utilizing our own body’s regenerative cells to heal is less controversial and likely more effective than embryonic cells experts say…

About 15 years ago you might remember a storm around the idea of embryonic stem cells and the presidential election. During the debates, there lacked a distinction between utilizing our own body’s regenerative cells (Autologous Stem cells) Vs those from a fetus (Embryonic Stem cells) . This association is still a problem and many people …

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Dr. Beny Charchian of the Orthohealing Center Recently Visited Dr. Joseph Purita to Train on Cutting-Edge Regenrative Medicine Techniques

Earlier this month, Dr. Beny Charchian visited The Institute of Regenerative and Molecular Orthopedics in Boca Raton, Florida to train with world-renowned regenerative medicine orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joseph Purita.  Dr. Purita’s recent success with New York Yankees pitcher Bartolo Colon has shed new light on the world of regenerative medicine and cutting-edge techniques. While platelet …

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New study from Mayo shows PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Injection with Tenotomy (needling technique) effective for non-healing tendons

According to the research study by Mayo Clinic, combining platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections and tenotomy produces showed “significant improvement” in treatments of patients with long standing tendon injuries. The findings from this research were published in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. The author of the study Jay Smith, MD, states that this disorder is difficult to treat …

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