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Hormone Replacement Therapy Shown to Decrease Risk for Joint Replacement Failure:

A recently published article by Nigel Arden and colleagues in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, addressed the issue of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and its effects on joint replacement surgery. With many women beginning HRT to curb menopause symptoms, and approximately 2% of joint replacement surgeries requiring revisions, questioning the relationship between the two doesn’t … Continue reading Hormone Replacement Therapy Shown to Decrease Risk for Joint Replacement Failure:

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Orthohealing Center Publishes New Study: Platelet Rich Plasma for Chronic Tennis Elbow in American Journal of Sports Medicine

Tennis Elbow is a very common injury characterized by tenderness and pain on the outside of the elbow joint, where the extensor muscles of the forearm attach to the elbow, known as the Lateral Epicondyle. This localized inflammation can be excruciatingly painful during motions such as shaking hands or turning a doorknob. A common misnomer … Continue reading Orthohealing Center Publishes New Study: Platelet Rich Plasma for Chronic Tennis Elbow in American Journal of Sports Medicine

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Olympic Figure Skating: The Most Common Injuries Behind the Artistic Athleticism:

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics well under way, millions of people are yet again drawn to the visual spectacle that is figuring skating.  Figure skaters mesmerize us with their effortless elegance and artistic precision as they glide across the ice.  Conveying the perfect balance of artistic expression and dynamic aerial maneuvers, figure skating encompasses … Continue reading Olympic Figure Skating: The Most Common Injuries Behind the Artistic Athleticism:

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Orthohealing Center’s Dr. Steven Sampson Presents New Pain Management Options in a Webcast for the American Journal of Orthopedics.

The Orthohealing Center is excited to announce Dr. Steven Sampson’s NEW webcast for the American Journal of Orthopedics.  Dr. Sampson will share his expertise on incorporating alternative methods of pain management into everyday clinical practice.  He will also share exciting new research advancements and upcoming clinical trials for tendon and joint diseases.   Dr. Sampson will … Continue reading Orthohealing Center’s Dr. Steven Sampson Presents New Pain Management Options in a Webcast for the American Journal of Orthopedics.

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Orthohealing Center Involved in First Platelet Rich Plasma Textbook:

The Orthohealing Center’s Dr Steven Sampson and Dr Danielle Aufiero contributed multiple sections to the recently published first ever textbook on Platelet Rich Plasma.  The book is titled Platelet-Rich Plasma: Regenerative Medicine: Sports Medicine, Orthopedic, and Recovery of Musculoskeletal Injuries, and collects information about the potential mechanisms and applications of PRP in a variety of … Continue reading Orthohealing Center Involved in First Platelet Rich Plasma Textbook:

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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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