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ESPN reports Lakers Lonzo ball receives PRP knee injection

ESPN reports Lakers Lonzo ball receives PRP knee injection PRP, platelet rich plasma is frequently used in professional sports as well as to treat weekend warriors for sports related trauma. PRP is a natural-based treatment that began to see increase use in early 2000. The origin began with dental implants where tooth extractions were not … Continue reading ESPN reports Lakers Lonzo ball receives PRP knee injection

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

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

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

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

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Osteoarthritis after Meniscus Surgery: What do the X-Rays Tell Us?

Current research has shown that patients undergoing joint surgery may be at increased risk for developing joint osteoarthritis (OA) within the following decade. This type of OA is commonly referred to as post traumatic osteoarthritis. The true mechanism of this increased risk is currently unknown, but has lead researchers to postulate that changes in the … Continue reading Osteoarthritis after Meniscus Surgery: What do the X-Rays Tell Us?

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Orthohealing Physicians Publish a New Research Review on Bone Marrow Concentrate as a Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment

Physicians of the Orthohealing Center recently published a mini review article on Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) for knee osteoarthritis. Here is a brief recap of the article. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a debilitating joint condition characterized by inflammation, tissue breakdown(cartilage/joint), and development of osteophytes (also known as bone spurs). Knee OA affects at least 19% of adults forty-five … Continue reading Orthohealing Physicians Publish a New Research Review on Bone Marrow Concentrate as a Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment

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Rush University Research Team Investigates New Source of Osteoarthritis Pain:

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease that can affect any joint in the body and is one of the most common reasons for musculoskeletal pain. Although we can see objective evidence of OA through imaging findings such as joint space narrowing and thinning of joint cartilage, this doesn’t always correlate with a patient’s clinical … Continue reading Rush University Research Team Investigates New Source of Osteoarthritis Pain:

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The Orthohealing Center’s Dr. Mary Ambach Featured at ABCSP Annual Symposium

Dr Mary Ambach was one of the outstanding speakers at the recent American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians Symposium in San Diego CA on April 12-15 2018. Her lecture discussed some of the innovative techniques she is currently performing for treatment of low back pain caused by Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD), including intradiscal stem cell and PRP … Continue reading The Orthohealing Center’s Dr. Mary Ambach Featured at ABCSP Annual Symposium

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The L.A. Times Cites Dr. Sampson’s Clinical Expertise in Supporting Conservative Treatment for Some Patients with Knee-Osteoarthritis

It’s no surprise to many that U.S. medical insurance companies seem to be getting more stringent on what procedures they allow to be covered. However, it may seem peculiar that an insurance company would cover a surgery costing tens-of-thousands of dollars, but not a far less expensive, more conservative treatment that may alleviate pain and … Continue reading The L.A. Times Cites Dr. Sampson’s Clinical Expertise in Supporting Conservative Treatment for Some Patients with Knee-Osteoarthritis

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