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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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