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Mihaela Taylor, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine UCLA, Division of Rheumatology Visits Orthohealing Center to Observe Cutting Edge Procedures

A special thanks to our patients for allowing Dr Mihaela Taylor to observe procedures here recently. We believe that the patients we treat benefit most with cross specialty collaboration like this. Dr Taylor specializes in Rheumatology and offers unique insights from her work in managing patients with arthritis and other conditions. Doctors and scientists from … Continue reading Mihaela Taylor, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine UCLA, Division of Rheumatology Visits Orthohealing Center to Observe Cutting Edge Procedures

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Platelet Rich Plasma Treats Nerve Damage in Leprosy Patients:

Leprosy is a rare disease caused by an infection from bacteria known as Mycobacterium Leprae.  It is characterized by skin and nerve degeneration that can lead to severe skin deformities and nerve damage.  Regrowing or repairing nerves once they have been damaged has proven to be a difficult task, and researchers believe Platelet Rich Plasma … Continue reading Platelet Rich Plasma Treats Nerve Damage in Leprosy Patients:

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Orthohealing Center Colleague Ted Sand PhD Talks Bone Marrow Aspiration

Looking for a great new blog?  Orthohealing Center colleague Ted Sand PhD is a pioneer in Bone Marrow Cell Therapy.  He provided an illustration in the recently published Bone Marrow Concentrate article by Dr Sampson and Dr Aufiero.  Ted’s most recent post in his blog Celling Blog is titled, “The Art of Bone Marrow Aspiration: … Continue reading Orthohealing Center Colleague Ted Sand PhD Talks Bone Marrow Aspiration

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My Knees Hurt! What Do I Knead To Do?

So you suffer from chronic knee pain?  Maybe your knees get extra sore after a workout?  Maybe your knees ache when you wake up? Well, that pain and stiffness may be caused by an old injury, arthritis, tendinitis, and many others injuries, but either way, there is one factor amongst all types of knee injuries … Continue reading My Knees Hurt! What Do I Knead To Do?

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Jay Smith MD of the Mayo Clinic Visits Orthohealing Center Los Angeles to Observe Cutting Edge Procedures!

Last week we were honored to have Jay Smith MD  from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN, visit our facility in Los Angeles CA. Dr Smith is a pioneer in musculoskeletal ultrasound and sports medicine. He was among the earliest adaptors of using ultrasound to diagnose sports/orthopedic injuries as well as to guide needle injections … Continue reading Jay Smith MD of the Mayo Clinic Visits Orthohealing Center Los Angeles to Observe Cutting Edge Procedures!

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Platelet Rich Plasma: The Ace that Started Nadal’s Epic Comeback!

Rafael Nadal has been characterized as one of the most skilled, explosive, and athletic tennis players the game has ever seen. But such a dynamic style of play had caused the Spanish phenom to be sidelined for 7 months with potentially career-ending knee tendinitis.  Many fans and tennis analysts believed that it was physically impossible … Continue reading Platelet Rich Plasma: The Ace that Started Nadal’s Epic Comeback!

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Broccoli May Help Decrease Osteoarthritis Damage:

It seems that researchers may have found another reason for you to eat your broccoli besides, “your mother says so”. A research team out of The University of East Anglia has discovered that Broccoli, as well as other cruciferous vegetables like cabbage and brussel sprouts, contain a substance called Sulforaphane, which they believe may hold … Continue reading Broccoli May Help Decrease Osteoarthritis Damage:

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Orthohealing Center offering new cutting edge minimally invasive procedure for knee arthritis: Subchondroplasty (SCP)

http://youtu.be/fPr-C62pGfM   While joint cartilage thickness  is emphasized on MRI & X Ray, new research suggests that bone marrow lesions (BML) seen on MRI may correlate more with function and pain. These lesions which feel like “wet wood” in the operating room light up on MRI & indicate that total joint replacement may be required … Continue reading Orthohealing Center offering new cutting edge minimally invasive procedure for knee arthritis: Subchondroplasty (SCP)

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Dr. Danielle Aufiero and Dr. Steven Sampson of the Orthohealing Center: Awarded Assistant Professor Title, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine New York

We’re excited to announce that our doctors Danielle Aufiero and Steven Sampson have been appointed Asst Professors of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York. Our doctors dedicate their time to educate medical students, residents and fellows; the future of medicine. Our students learn hands on skills and participate in … Continue reading Dr. Danielle Aufiero and Dr. Steven Sampson of the Orthohealing Center: Awarded Assistant Professor Title, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine New York

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ESPN news: Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant receives PRP Platelet Rich Plasma treatment for knee in Germany

In a recent story from ESPN news http://m.espn.go.com/nba/story?storyId=9765198, Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant traveled to Germany to receive PRP Platelet Rich Plasma injection therapy. Kobe made major news by receiving this treatment for his ailing knee in 2011 that provided dramatic improvement. According to the report, Kobe returned for further treatment to promote healing & … Continue reading ESPN news: Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant receives PRP Platelet Rich Plasma treatment for knee in Germany

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