Month: January 2014

TOBI (The Orthobiologic Institute) Faculty, Dr Jay Smith from Mayo Clinic, Publishes New Platelet Rich Plasma Article: Comparing PRP Injections with Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Therapy for Athletes with Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy

Upcoming speaker at the The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) Regenerative Symposium, Dr Jay Smith, recently published a paper in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine comparing the effectiveness of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) versus Extracorporeal Shock-wave Therapy (ESWT) for athletes with chronic patellar tendinopathy, “jumper’s knee”. The randomized controlled study examined 46 individuals with ultrasound diagnosed …

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New Article Shows Platelet Rich Plasma May be an Alternative to Surgery for Severe Chronic Plantar Fasciitis:

Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common causes of foot pain in the United States.  In fact, approximately 10% of the population is affected by this inflammation on the heel and sole of the foot.  Anyone who has suffered from this condition can tell you, the first steps out of bed in the morning …

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New England Journal of Medicine Study Adds Caution to the Use of Arthroscopic Surgery for Degenerated Meniscus Tears of the Knee:

 Although we’d like to think of aging as more like a ripening of a fine wine, our joints tend to think otherwise.  Years of active living, obesity, and constant wear and tear have led to an aging population suffering from chronic joint pain secondary to conditions such as meniscal tears and arthritis.  Although chronic meniscal …

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Bone Marrow Concentrate Shows Positive Results for Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment:

 The Orthohealing Center has been treating degenerative arthritis with a myriad of different “joint cocktails”, cumulating benefits from various options such as Hyaluronic Acid and Platelet Rich Plasma.  However, in recent years Orthohealing Center has emerged as an international leader in using extracted Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) in the management of Osteoarthritis.  Dr Sampson and …

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Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMF) More Beneficial Than Placebo for Knee Osteoarthritis:

Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy works just like it sounds. An intermittent magnetic pulse is directed though injured tissue, such as an arthritic knee joint. This electromagnetic field has been shown to exhibit anti-inflammatory effects as well as regenerative potential in damaged tissue. The therapy was first introduced in the 1970s as a treatment for …

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Orthopedic Surgeon Alberto Gobbi From Milan, Italy Visits Orthohealing Center Los Angeles to discuss Platelet Rich Plasma and Bone Marrow Concentrate for Cartilage Disease:

Recently, we were honored to have internationally recognized cartilage expert Dr. Alberto Gobbi visit us from Milan. Dr Gobbi has coined the term “Biologic Arthroplasty” that combines arthroscopic surgery with Bone Marrow derived cells to potentially delay or avoid a total joint replacement. Dr Gobbi presented his latest data & results at the International Cartilage …

Orthopedic Surgeon Alberto Gobbi From Milan, Italy Visits Orthohealing Center Los Angeles to discuss Platelet Rich Plasma and Bone Marrow Concentrate for Cartilage Disease: Read More »

Dr Danielle Aufiero to Lecture on PRP Platelet Rich Plasma and BMC Bone Marrow Concentrate at International Society for Musculoskeletal Imaging in Rheumatology 2014:

 The Orthohealing Center’s Dr Danielle Aufiero will be speaking at the 2014 ISEMIR conference on the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound in clinical practice and rheumatic diseases.  The conference includes lectures on ultrasound use for Spondyloarthropathies, inflammatory arthritis, and Platelet Rich Plasma injections, as well as extensive “hands on” education for using ultrasound to identify proper anatomy and assist with needle guidance. Biologic …

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Dr Steven Sampson of the Orthohealing Center Tours World Famous Orthopedic Rehabilitation Facility in Bologna Italy: Isokinetic

While in town for the International Cartilage Repair Society Stem Cell & Scaffolds symposium recently, Dr Steven Sampson met with leading physicians at one of the world’s premier rehab facilities for sports related injuries. Isokinetic is amongst the largest and most innovative rehabilitation clinics in Europe. This center features a complex of gyms, consultation suites, …

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