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Platelet-Rich Plasma May Benefit Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis by Blocking Inflammation

Knee osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that can be caused by aging, excessive weight, traumatic injury, strain, congenital joint abnormality or joint deformity. In recent years, clinicians have explored a cutting-edge treatment known as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy in treating knee osteoarthritis. PRP is acquired by drawing a sample of a patient’s own venous blood and centrifuging the blood into multiple layers, one of which … Continue reading Platelet-Rich Plasma May Benefit Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis by Blocking Inflammation

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Could Stem Cells Change the Way Doctors Treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

  According to a recent report on BBC news, stem cell therapy can be a life changing treatment for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). For those who are not familiar, MS is a disease where the immune system attacks the nervous system, hindering the brain and spinal cord’s ability to deliver and receive messages properly. … Continue reading Could Stem Cells Change the Way Doctors Treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

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New Clinical Study on Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) shows “Sham/ Placebo” equal to surgery

  Lateral Epicondylitis, popularly known as tennis elbow, is a fairly common condition associated with pain on the outside of the elbow where the extensor muscles of the forearm attach; It is caused by overuse or repetitive motions of the wrist and elbow. While it’s no surprise that playing tennis can be a major culprit … Continue reading New Clinical Study on Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) shows “Sham/ Placebo” equal to surgery

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Athletes and Dietary Supplements

Several researchers recently collaborated to publish a review article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine on dietary supplements in high performance athletics. They noted that dietary supplements can play a small role in an athlete’s nutrition plan and may be beneficial. A key point the article highlighted is that although nutritional supplements can potentially … Continue reading Athletes and Dietary Supplements

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Dr. Ambach Speaking at the 2018 Chiropractic Sports Science Symposium

We are proud to announce that Orthohealing’s very own, Dr. Mary Ambach, will be speaking amongst a panel of experts at this year’s American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP) Chiropractic Sports Science Symposium. She will be discussing regenerative therapies for degenerative disc disease on April thirteenth. As an expert in regenerative medicine and non-surgical … Continue reading Dr. Ambach Speaking at the 2018 Chiropractic Sports Science Symposium

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How does Platelet-Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy in Conjunction with Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate(BMAC) Affect Partially Torn Rotator Cuff Injuries?

Shoulder pain is a common occurrence and often results from a rotator cuff tendon tear. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles that stabilize the shoulder and the tendon is a band of fibrous tissue that extends from the muscles attaching it to the bone. Hence, the rotator cuff provides shoulder stability and allows … Continue reading How does Platelet-Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy in Conjunction with Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate(BMAC) Affect Partially Torn Rotator Cuff Injuries?

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Could Muscle Atrophy in Elderly be Connected to a Decrease in Nerve Signals?

Loss of leg muscle mass is a natural part of aging and unfortunately as people get older, this loss often leads to impaired movement. The reason for this phenomenon is poorly understood. However, according to a recent article posted on BBC news, researchers may have figured out the reason for leg muscle mass loss associated … Continue reading Could Muscle Atrophy in Elderly be Connected to a Decrease in Nerve Signals?

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Could Magnesium Possibly Affect Cartilage Regeneration?

Previous research has concluded that magnesium deficiency increases the presence of inflammatory immune cells. A recent in-vitro study published in Nature Scientific Reports took this finding a step further and investigated the possibility that magnesium levels could regulate macrophages which are a specific type of immune cell that function to engulf cellular debris and foreign … Continue reading Could Magnesium Possibly Affect Cartilage Regeneration?

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Can Platelet-Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy be Effective for Severe Osteoarthritis?

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?

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Opioid epidemic in military. Orthobiologics offer a natural alternative to prescription drugs

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 drugs

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