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NEW Study: Platelet Rich Plasma Injections for Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy

A new study, recently published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, looked at the effectiveness of 3 repeated Platelet Rich Plasma The recently published study was conducted on 28 athletes, 17 professional and 11 semi-professional, diagnosed with chronic PT that did not respond to any other non surgical treatment options. Each athlete received 3 PRP … Continue reading NEW Study: Platelet Rich Plasma Injections for Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy

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Who Nose What’s Next for Cartilage Engineering?

Scientists out of the University of Basel have reported the first-ever successful nose reconstruction utilizing cartilage grown in a laboratory. Cartilage cells were taken from a patient’s own septum, and through extensive laboratory techniques, were multiplied and expanded onto a collagen membrane.  This technique for growing cartilage from a patient’s own cells is known as … Continue reading Who Nose What’s Next for Cartilage Engineering?

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Orthohealing Center Hosts Harvard University Medical Resident for Month Rotation in Regenerative Medicine

We are excited to have Dr. Imran Siddiqui from the Department of PM&R at Spaulding/Harvard University spend a month with us in the clinic. Collaboration with academic institutions & physicians is important for advancing the fields of Platelet Rich Plasma and Orthobiologics. We believe it is important to share our experiences and techniques with aspiring students, up … Continue reading Orthohealing Center Hosts Harvard University Medical Resident for Month Rotation in Regenerative Medicine

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Dr. Aufiero and Dr. Sampson featured in NEW textbook: Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Musculoskeletal Injections

TOBI: The Orthobiologic Institute alumni & faculty Dr. Gerard Malanga & Dr. Kenneth Mautner have published a brand new textbook, Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Musculoskeletal Injections, providing clear and concise descriptions of more than 100 ultrasound guided injections. This book encompasses the cumulative knowledge and experience of many of the global leaders in ultrasound-guided injection therapy. The … Continue reading Dr. Aufiero and Dr. Sampson featured in NEW textbook: Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Musculoskeletal Injections

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New Stem Cell Data for Osteoarthritis:

 A recent article featured in Orthopedics This Week discussed exciting developments in the field of regenerative orthopedics, presented at the New York Stem Cell Summit in February.  A clinical trial conducted out of Shanghai’s Renji Hospital analyzed the effects of fat-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells on knee osteoarthritis. Not only did the study reveal no adverse side … Continue reading New Stem Cell Data for Osteoarthritis:

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Orthohealing Center Publishes New Article in Orthopreneur: “Orthobiologics: A New Frontier in Orthoaepedics”

Dr. Sampson and Dr. Aufiero, along with the Orthohealing Center’s Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator, Hunter Vincent, published a new article in Orthopreneur titled “Orthobiologics: A New Frontier in Orthopaedics”. The article discusses the emergence of the newly coined term “Orthobiologics”, describing it as a class of groundbreaking new therapies with a “specific emphasis on tissue … Continue reading Orthohealing Center Publishes New Article in Orthopreneur: “Orthobiologics: A New Frontier in Orthoaepedics”

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Orthohealing Center Platelet Rich Plasma Video reaches 200,000 views on YouTube:

OHC video from June 2009 eclipses 200,000 views! The video demonstrates the process of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections for the elbow, and shows the entire procedure from start to finish, including the PRP preparation and live ultrasound images showing the precise location of the needle.   Having only been posted 5 years ago, this video … Continue reading Orthohealing Center Platelet Rich Plasma Video reaches 200,000 views on YouTube:

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Orthohealing Center’s Dr. Vishal Thakral Appointed as Clinical Instructor at Western University of Health Sciences:

Dr. Vishal Thakral was recently appointed as a Clinical Instructor at Western University of Health Sciences. Dr. Thakral will now be sharing his knowledge and expertise with aspiring 3rd and 4th year medical students. The Orthohealing Center prides itself on mentoring physicians in training, working to educate young future doctors on the value of compassion … Continue reading Orthohealing Center’s Dr. Vishal Thakral Appointed as Clinical Instructor at Western University of Health Sciences:

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New Study Shows Platelet Rich Plasma More Effective Than Cortisone for Chronic Hip Bursitis:

Hip Bursitis is a common disorder characterized by localized pain at a specific point of the hip due to inflammation of a small fluid- filled gel sac called a Bursae.  These gel sacs are frequent throughout many joints in the body such as the shoulder, knee and hip, and act as a soft cushion for … Continue reading New Study Shows Platelet Rich Plasma More Effective Than Cortisone for Chronic Hip Bursitis:

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AAOS 2014 Annual Meeting Wrap Up: Pitchers’ performance on the mound may not be the same after Tommy John Surgery

One name that strikes fear into every pitcher, manager, and owner in Major League Baseball is Tommy John.  However, if you are not a baseball fan, it may be difficult to see how the name of a former LA Dodgers’ Pitcher in the 70s can cause such a stir.  Well, when Tommy John was a … Continue reading AAOS 2014 Annual Meeting Wrap Up: Pitchers’ performance on the mound may not be the same after Tommy John Surgery

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