Month: May 2018

Angels respond to reports, say doctors haven’t recommended Tommy John for Ohtani

Shohei Ohtani receives PRP platelet rich plasma and stem cell injection for ulnar collateral ligament injury of the elbow. According to a report on thescore.com, Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels baseball team received a natural-based injection of PRP and Stem Cells to stimulate healing and potentially avoid surgery. When baseball players throw at …

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Biologics for Lumbar Discogenic Pain: 18 month follow-up for safety and efficacy

The primary objective of this paper is to evaluate safety and effectiveness of platelet rich plasma (PRP) and bone marrow concentrate (BMC) injections in the lumbar intervertebral disc. The secondary objective is to evaluate utilization of health care services, hospitalization and spine surgery. A total of 20 patients with chronic (> 6 months) discogenic low …

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New Research Suggests Shock-Wave Therapy May Provide Short-Term Benefit for Tennis Elbow?

Lateral epicondylitis, more commonly known as tennis elbow, is a nagging elbow injury characterized by inflammation and degeneration of the tendon on the outer part of the elbow. It is caused by overuse and as the name implies, can be caused by playing tennis. However, any activity involving repetitive wrist and elbow movements can increase …

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Dr Mary Ambach was honored at the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis event

Dr Mary Ambach was honored as  the  Arthritis Foundation’s 2018 Orthopedic Honoree on May 20 at the UCLA Wilson Plaza. The Orthohealing Center team, the Orthohealing Hip-sters, participated in the Walk to Cure Arthritis, the largest arthritis gathering in the world. The team also raised $9000 for the foundation’s cause.  If you are interested to help a …

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