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LA Lakers Star, Pau Gasol, Receives Platelet Rich Plasma Injection for Injured Groin:

Instead of traveling on the road with the Lakers for their upcoming 3 game road trip, Pau Gasol decided to rest his recently strained groin.  Taking a page out of the Kobe Bryant “Rehab Manual”, Gasol underwent a Platelet Rich Plasma injection into the injured groin muscle, and even posted a picture of his injection.  Research has shown extensive pain … Continue reading LA Lakers Star, Pau Gasol, Receives Platelet Rich Plasma Injection for Injured Groin:

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Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy Following Knee Surgery May Reduce Pain and Help with Healing:

The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) alumni , Thomas Vangsness Jr M.D., recently published a ground-breaking article examining the intra-articular application of Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) following partial medial meniscectomy, a common knee surgery where part of the damaged meniscus is removed on the inner portion of the knee joint.  This study examined the effects of MSCs … Continue reading Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy Following Knee Surgery May Reduce Pain and Help with Healing:

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Delay Hip Replacement Surgery with Exercise?

Everybody knows somebody who has gone under the knife for a hip replacement.  A family member, friend, co- worker, or even a gym buddy, chances are that someone you know has already undergone or been told they need a hip replacement.  With a US population that is living longer, struggling through an obesity epidemic, and … Continue reading Delay Hip Replacement Surgery with Exercise?

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TOBI (The Orthobiologic Institute) Faculty, Dr Jay Smith from Mayo Clinic, Publishes New Platelet Rich Plasma Article: Comparing PRP Injections with Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Therapy for Athletes with Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy

Upcoming speaker at the The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) Regenerative Symposium, Dr Jay Smith, recently published a paper in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine comparing the effectiveness of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) versus Extracorporeal Shock-wave Therapy (ESWT) for athletes with chronic patellar tendinopathy, “jumper’s knee”. The randomized controlled study examined 46 individuals with ultrasound diagnosed … Continue reading TOBI (The Orthobiologic Institute) Faculty, Dr Jay Smith from Mayo Clinic, Publishes New Platelet Rich Plasma Article: Comparing PRP Injections with Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Therapy for Athletes with Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy

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New BioPen Applies Stem Cells to Bone and Cartilage Like Writing:

A new advancement in stem cell application has the potential to act like a 3D White Out pen for damaged bone and cartilage. It is called the BioPen.  This device allows for cellular material to be deposited into bone and cartilage defects by simply filling in the defect like whiting out a typo. The BioPen … Continue reading New BioPen Applies Stem Cells to Bone and Cartilage Like Writing:

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Strontium Ranelate Supplementation in Osteoarthritis Treatment:

Strontium is an element on the Periodic Table, which is very similar to Calcium. It is known to be easily absorbed by the gut and incorporated into bone and tooth enamel much in the same way as Calcium.  When in the form Strontium Ranelate (Strontium Salt), it is known to increase both bone formation and … Continue reading Strontium Ranelate Supplementation in Osteoarthritis Treatment:

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New Article Shows Platelet Rich Plasma May be an Alternative to Surgery for Severe Chronic Plantar Fasciitis:

Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common causes of foot pain in the United States.  In fact, approximately 10% of the population is affected by this inflammation on the heel and sole of the foot.  Anyone who has suffered from this condition can tell you, the first steps out of bed in the morning … Continue reading New Article Shows Platelet Rich Plasma May be an Alternative to Surgery for Severe Chronic Plantar Fasciitis:

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New England Journal of Medicine Study Adds Caution to the Use of Arthroscopic Surgery for Degenerated Meniscus Tears of the Knee:

 Although we’d like to think of aging as more like a ripening of a fine wine, our joints tend to think otherwise.  Years of active living, obesity, and constant wear and tear have led to an aging population suffering from chronic joint pain secondary to conditions such as meniscal tears and arthritis.  Although chronic meniscal … Continue reading New England Journal of Medicine Study Adds Caution to the Use of Arthroscopic Surgery for Degenerated Meniscus Tears of the Knee:

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Bone Marrow Concentrate Shows Positive Results for Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment:

 The Orthohealing Center has been treating degenerative arthritis with a myriad of different “joint cocktails”, cumulating benefits from various options such as Hyaluronic Acid and Platelet Rich Plasma.  However, in recent years Orthohealing Center has emerged as an international leader in using extracted Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) in the management of Osteoarthritis.  Dr Sampson and … Continue reading Bone Marrow Concentrate Shows Positive Results for Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment:

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Orthopedic Surgeon Alberto Gobbi From Milan, Italy Visits Orthohealing Center Los Angeles to discuss Platelet Rich Plasma and Bone Marrow Concentrate for Cartilage Disease:

Recently, we were honored to have internationally recognized cartilage expert Dr. Alberto Gobbi visit us from Milan. Dr Gobbi has coined the term “Biologic Arthroplasty” that combines arthroscopic surgery with Bone Marrow derived cells to potentially delay or avoid a total joint replacement. Dr Gobbi presented his latest data & results at the International Cartilage … Continue reading Orthopedic Surgeon Alberto Gobbi From Milan, Italy Visits Orthohealing Center Los Angeles to discuss Platelet Rich Plasma and Bone Marrow Concentrate for Cartilage Disease:

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