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Can Platelet Rich Plasma help relieve some of your osteoarthritis symptoms?

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is being used as an alternative to invasive surgery for those that are suffering from osteoarthritis. Typically patients were being treated with hyaluronic acid, another injection targeted to control pain and swelling, but there is a growing body of research that shows promising results for PRP. A study conducted by … Continue reading Can Platelet Rich Plasma help relieve some of your osteoarthritis symptoms?

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Nature, international weekly journal of science: Increase in stem cells with the use of anti-inflammatory medication

Recent research from Indiana University School of Medicine shows a positive correlation between NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) use and a boost in stem cells. Traditionally, NSAIDs are restricted prior to procedures such as Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection. However, this research suggests that a limited course of Meloxicam (NSAIDs) may increase stem cell count in PRP. … Continue reading Nature, international weekly journal of science: Increase in stem cells with the use of anti-inflammatory medication

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New study Demonstrates Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) May Help Treat a Particular Type of Hair Loss, Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata (AA) is an auto-immune condition in which the body’s immune system, whose normal function is to fight infection and disease, attacks itself inappropriately. In AA, the result of this auto-immune activity is inflammation that leads to hair loss. Unfortunately, AA currently has very few treatment options. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been established as … Continue reading New study Demonstrates Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) May Help Treat a Particular Type of Hair Loss, Alopecia Areata

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Bone Marrow Stem Cells Gives Treatment Hope for Patients with Childhood Defects and Diseases

A news report recently covered a significant breakthrough in regenerative medicine. A 2-year-old girl named Hannah who was born without a windpipe now has one, courtesy of her own stem cells. The stem cells were extracted from her bone marrow and were cultivated in a lab, using a plastic scaffold. Within a week, the cells … Continue reading Bone Marrow Stem Cells Gives Treatment Hope for Patients with Childhood Defects and Diseases

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Orthopedics this week: Xiaflex shows positive results in treating Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)

Adhesive Capsulitis, commonly known as frozen shoulder is a painful and disabling condition that severely restricts shoulder movements. Currently, there are only few helpful therapies and no approved treatment strategies. Biospecifics Technologies Corporation is suggesting Xiaflex injection, a mixture of proteins derived from a certain bacteria, as a potential treatment for adhesive capsulitis. In their … Continue reading Orthopedics this week: Xiaflex shows positive results in treating Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)

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Los Angeles Lakers Forward Pau Gasol Receives Bone Marrow Cell Injections to His Knees

Los Angeles Lakers two-time NBA champion and starting power forward Pau Gasol suffered through the most injury-plagued season of his career. Gasol was struggling with plantar fasciitis, which later became a torn plantar fascia, as well as tendinitis in both knees. Gasol recently underwent a minimally invasive expiremental procedure on his knees known as the FAST Technique (Focused Aspiration of … Continue reading Los Angeles Lakers Forward Pau Gasol Receives Bone Marrow Cell Injections to His Knees

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Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) plus Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Helps Treat Limb Wounds

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a safe and cost-effective source of growth factors that stimulate cells to repair tissue. Bone marrow cells may be effective in management of chronic skin ulcers. Combining these two properties, a research group set out to determine the impact of PRP derived from two sources in the body, peripheral blood (pb-PRP) versus bone marrow (bm-PRP), in treating wounds … Continue reading Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) plus Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Helps Treat Limb Wounds

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New Study Finds Ultrasound-Guided knee Injections for osteoarthritis to be 95-100% Accurate

A recent study examined the accuracy of ultrasound-guided injections to the inside, outside, and upper portions of the knee joint. Prior studies on cadavers have shown that no matter how experienced the surgeon, they may only have a 55% accuracy rate without using x ray or ultrasound to visualize the joint space. The new study found … Continue reading New Study Finds Ultrasound-Guided knee Injections for osteoarthritis to be 95-100% Accurate

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Study finds PRP to be among the most effective treatments for chronic heel pain in adults

A recent study suggests that PRP is one of the most effective treatments for chronic heel pain. Plantar fasciitis is a musculoskeletal disorder and a common reason for heel pain in adults. A whooping 2 million Americans are affected by heel pain annually. The condition has a higher occurrence rate among athletes and sedentary individuals. … Continue reading Study finds PRP to be among the most effective treatments for chronic heel pain in adults

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JBJS offers a webinar on PRP in light of rising recognition and interest among medical practitioners

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) is offering a webinar to educate physicians on the science and evidence behind Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) procedures. JBJS’ reputation as a peer reviewed medical journal is a testament to a growing interest in PRP by medical practitioners. It should be noted that PRP is not a guaranteed, … Continue reading JBJS offers a webinar on PRP in light of rising recognition and interest among medical practitioners

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