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Orthohealing Mentoring Future Doctors

Congrats to Dr Steven Sampson’s former scribe, Jonah Liwag for earning his white coat at the Uniformed Services University at F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Class of 2024. It’s great to see our staff grow and help others. We regularly mentor students from UCLA and Western University Health Sciences, positively influencing and supporting students …

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Common Sports Injuries Don’t Have to Take You Out of the Game

Sports injuries affect people of all athletic levels. Usually, these injuries occur due to factors outside of one’s control. However, improper equipment, training, and performance techniques can contribute to an elevated risk of injury. Regardless of how or why a sports injury has occurred, the pain of the injury can significantly impact quality of life. …

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Vitamin D Supplementation: Important Defense Against COVID-19?

Our friend & colleague from Stanford University, Orthopedic Surgeon Allan Mishra MD shares an informative video on the importance of Vitamin D supplementation. Previously some studies on the association of inadequate Vitamin D Levels on pain and immune system have been published. Recently, studies are suggesting that Vitamin D may mitigate the impact of Covid-19. …

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A Position Statement on Bone Marrow Stem Cells as Homologous Use

In March, the Pain Physician Journal published a position statement from the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). TOBI faculty, Dr. Christopher Centeno, and other contributing authors hope this review will aid regulators overseeing regenerative musculoskeletal medicine. Their objective being to provide a comprehensive, focused, review of literature describing the current regulatory guidelines and …

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CBD for pain? TOP 10 Most Frequent Questions. Dr Hunter Vincent hosts Facebook Live with the Arthritis Foundation to educate community on CBD.

1.What is CBD?  CBD is short for cannabidiol 1 of over 80 different Cannabinoids with potential clinical benefit from the cannabis plant A Cannabinoid is a small active compound within the plant, essentially the building blocks of the cannabis plant CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid present in cannabis. The CBD in most products is extracted …

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Ultrasound-Guided PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Injections for the Treatment of Rotator Cuff Disease in Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury.

In collaboration with the New Jersey Rehabilitation Institute, researchers at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation conducted a study to evaluate the effects of PRP injections to treat bilateral shoulder pain. TOBI Faculty, Dr. Gerard Malanga, worked with a team of researchers at the Derfner-Leiberman Laboratory for Regenerative Rehabilitation Research on this pilot study.  Six, wheelchair-bound …

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Personalized Stem Cells Receives FDA Approval to treat COVID-19 patients with adult adipose derived stem cells

Congrats to the team at PSC for getting FDA approval to see if adult adipose derived stem cells can be beneficial to patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in California. We will monitor results from the PSC team and share as they begin treating patients in the coming weeks. At Orthohealing Center we are principal investigators for …

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) – An Expert’s Opinion on Knee Arthritis

Dr. Steven Sampson – Orthohealing Center – publishes PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) expert opinion on knee arthritis https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14712598.2020.1798925 Dr. Steven Sampson was part of an expert opinion group of key opinion leaders from around the world on PRP for osteoarthritis. The group emphasizes the need to classify the different types and formulations of PRP to …

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