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Osteoarthritis – Why Exercise?

Exercise decreases knee cartilage breakdown Studies have shown that moderate-intensity exercise not only improves painful symptoms of degenerative joint disease or osteoarthritis, a leading cause of adult disability,  but also modifies the progression of the disease. Aerobic exercises like walking and weight bearing exercises improve osteoarthritis by increasing cartilage material and joint space, preventing cartilage … Continue reading Osteoarthritis – Why Exercise?

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Orthohealing Center Expands to Santa Barbara CA Providing Minimally Invasive Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine Treatments

We’re thrilled to announce that we will now be seeing patients in Santa Barbara, CA.  Recognizing the communities need to have access to elite level orthopedic and sports medicine care, we will be seeing patients in downtown Santa Barbara immediately. Please call 310 312 9095 to schedule an evaluation. Patients in Santa Barbara now have … Continue reading Orthohealing Center Expands to Santa Barbara CA Providing Minimally Invasive Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine Treatments

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NFL players receiving stem cell treatments to potentially speed recovery back to the field for knee meniscus injury.

Much like Hines Ward nearly 10 years ago receiving a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) blood spinning injection, to speed healing from a knee MCL injury to play in the super bowl;  players & their medical teams are turning to more powerful natural options like bone marrow stem cell therapy. Depending on the nature of injury surgery … Continue reading NFL players receiving stem cell treatments to potentially speed recovery back to the field for knee meniscus injury.

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Dr. Ambach talks about Stem cell treatments for Orthopedic conditions in the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation conference

Dr. Mary Ambach was a part of a team of distinguished faculty of speakers at the Regenerative Medicine Precourse in New Orleans on October  19, 2016. The Course was about Regenerative Medicine: Current Concepts and Brave New Paradigms in the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions. Dr. Ambach talked about the Current Literature on Stem cell treatments … Continue reading Dr. Ambach talks about Stem cell treatments for Orthopedic conditions in the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation conference

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Knee ACL Injuries linked to Hormones

  ACL injuries can be devastating for athletes. Currently, surgical repair using the patient’s own tendon or a cadaver graft is often used for complete tears. However oftentimes athletes knees are “never the same” following a long rehab process.  Afterwards and return to sport and performance level can be limited. Along with new grafts, scaffolds, … Continue reading Knee ACL Injuries linked to Hormones

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Dr. Mary Ambach was an international guest speaker at ORTHOREGEN 2016, an international conference on stem cells and cell therapy in São Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Mary Ambach was an international guest speaker at ORTHOREGEN 2016, an international conference on stem cells and cell therapy in São Paulo, Brazil. She talked about the use of stem cells in knee joint arthritis, low back disc bulge and degeneration, rotator cuff tear and tennis elbow. http://www.ossoecartilagem.com.br/single-post/2016/03/10/Curso-ORTHOREGEN-ADVANCED-2016  

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DR. MARY AMBACH LECTURED ON BONE MARROW STEM CELL THERAPIES IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Orthohealing doctor, Dr Mary Ambach, lectured on Bone Marrow Stem cell Therapies in Orthopedic Conditions at a regenerative conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She talked about the current evidence and literature in the use of bone marrow derived stem cell treatments for joint arthritis, bone, tendon and lumbar spine disc injuries. Full Article: http://aatd.org.ar/es/clasificados/ii-jornada-de-terapias-regenerativas-y-curso-instructivo-practico-con-ecografia

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New Research may someday replace ACL knee surgery with cadaver grafts, using the body to heal itself

ESPN recently reported a new approach to ACL repairs that could potentially get athletes back to sport much faster with less complications including arthritis. Typically ACL surgery can take up to a year for a full recovery. Plus data suggests the 1st year following surgery performance can be challenging as the body needs to adapt to the prolonged … Continue reading New Research may someday replace ACL knee surgery with cadaver grafts, using the body to heal itself

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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound effective in diagnosing shoulder injuries including rotator cuff tears Vs. MRI

A recent study published demonstrated that oftentimes MRI’ sis over ordered by physicians. Furthermore, A combined ultrasound and x-ray evaluation strategy could accurately characterize shoulder pathologies for most cases. Our patients and athletes like receiving Ultrasound to quickly diagnose rotator cuff or bicep tears and move forward with a treatment plan based on the extent of … Continue reading Musculoskeletal Ultrasound effective in diagnosing shoulder injuries including rotator cuff tears Vs. MRI

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Orthohealing Center Dr Steven Sampson authors a chapter in a new platelet rich plasma (PRP) textbook on Regenerative Medicine

Dr Steven Sampson collaborated  internationally with Dr Alessio Giai from University of Rome (Tor Vergata) School of Medicine & Ken Mautner (Emory University) to publish a textbook chapter on regenerative medicine  titled “Platelet Rich Plasma in Musculoskeletal Practice.” The editor Nicola Maffuli (London, England) is a world renown Orthopedic Surgeon & has authored over 100 … Continue reading Orthohealing Center Dr Steven Sampson authors a chapter in a new platelet rich plasma (PRP) textbook on Regenerative Medicine

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