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American Journal of Sports Medicine Publishes New Study Revealing Protective Role of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in Tendon Injuries Induced By Steroids and Antibiotics

A new study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine reveals that Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) can actually serve a protective role against the harmful effects of steroids and specific antibiotics on tendons. Physicians have long been aware that steroids and antibiotics in the drug class known as “fluoroquinolones”are toxic to the tendon. Steroids … Continue reading American Journal of Sports Medicine Publishes New Study Revealing Protective Role of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in Tendon Injuries Induced By Steroids and Antibiotics

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New Study Protocol Suggested for Using Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in Hamstring Muscle Recovery Following Injury

A new study protocol published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders outlines the suggested use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in treating hamstring injuries. While there have been multiple studies promoting the benefits of PRP in soft tissue injuries, this study will be unique in that it will be the first to use a randomized control trial … Continue reading New Study Protocol Suggested for Using Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in Hamstring Muscle Recovery Following Injury

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David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox to Receive Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for his Achilles Injury with Hopes of Saving His Season

David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox is scheduled to receive a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injection to his strained right Achilles’ tendon – the same injury which forced him to miss 35 games. Ortiz is no stranger to the beneficial effects of PRP. He had a PRP injection to his right knee in 2007 … Continue reading David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox to Receive Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for his Achilles Injury with Hopes of Saving His Season

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Regenerative Medicine (PRP, Bone Marrow, Shockwave therapy and Hyaluronic Acid Injections) Symposium Featuring TOBI (The Orthobiologic Institute) Faculty in Campinas Brazil October 2012

We are excited to announce that recent Los Angeles faculty Dr Adam Weglein & Dr Jose Fabio Lana will be amongst several speakers at the International Symposium on Regenerative Medicine Oct 26-27, 2012.  ortopediaregenerativa.com.br Events such as this add to our understanding of new treatments like PRP Platelet Rich Plasma, Bone Marrow Concentrate Injections, Shockwave Therapy, … Continue reading Regenerative Medicine (PRP, Bone Marrow, Shockwave therapy and Hyaluronic Acid Injections) Symposium Featuring TOBI (The Orthobiologic Institute) Faculty in Campinas Brazil October 2012

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AARP Magazine features Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Prolotherapy, and other Breakthrough Therapies for Tendon Injuries

AARP Magazine recently featured several breakthrough therapies for treating tendon injuries including Prolotherapy and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). Prolotherapy is a treatment that utilizes dextrose, a type of sugar, to serve as an irritant to awaken and speed up our body’s own natural healing capacities.   Prolotherapy induces changes within weakened tendons to increase strength … Continue reading AARP Magazine features Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Prolotherapy, and other Breakthrough Therapies for Tendon Injuries

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PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Blood Spinning featured in Bloomberg News

PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Blood Spinning featured in Bloomberg News. After numerous athletes like Tiger Woods, Hines Ward, Alex Rodriguez & Kobe Bryant have received regenerative injections derived from their own blood, word is spreading to the millions of Americans suffering from degenerative conditions. As a whole we are seeing a movement towards less invasive treatments … Continue reading PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Blood Spinning featured in Bloomberg News

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Orthopedic Doctors in Canada Researching Stem Cells as a Possible Treatment for Arthritis with Hopes of Replacing Knee and Hip Implants

A research team based out of Toronto hopes to minimize the number of patients needing hip and knee replacements in the future. CTV news feautered Dr. Nizar Mahomed, an orthopedic surgeon at Toronto’s Western Hospital, who reports his team has been one of the first of its kind to actually grow human cartilage in a laboratory … Continue reading Orthopedic Doctors in Canada Researching Stem Cells as a Possible Treatment for Arthritis with Hopes of Replacing Knee and Hip Implants

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PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Receives Conditional Approval from Medicare for Wound Healing Indication

Soft tissue wounds from conditions like Diabetes cause tremendous challenges to our healthcare system. Billions of dollars are spent on therapies that are currently not ideal resulting in disability & mortality. The decision reverses nearly 20 years for non-coverage for platelet rich plasma (PRP) treatments. CMS the governing body for Medicare covered procedures granted coverage … Continue reading PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Receives Conditional Approval from Medicare for Wound Healing Indication

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Dr Gerardo Nunez from Buenos Aires Argentina Visits Orthohealing Center to observe PRP Platelet Rich Plasma and Regenerative Injections

We were honored to have renowned Orthopedic surgeon Dr Gerardo Nunez from Buenos Aires, Argentina visit our office recently. Dr Nunez, a spine & knee specialist treats professional sports athletes from around the world. He integrates cutting edge therapies like Platelet Rich Plasma, Bone Marrow Concentrate & Ozone Therapy. We were able to exchange protocols … Continue reading Dr Gerardo Nunez from Buenos Aires Argentina Visits Orthohealing Center to observe PRP Platelet Rich Plasma and Regenerative Injections

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Duke University Research Reveals Regenerative Cells May Help Prevent Post-Injury Arthritis

New and exciting research out of the Duke University Health System has found promise in using regenerative cell therapy for preventing osteoarthritis after a joint injury. Doctors have known for years that injuring a joint greatly increases the chance of developing a form of osteoarthritis known as post-traumatic arthritis, or “PTA”. Until recently, there were … Continue reading Duke University Research Reveals Regenerative Cells May Help Prevent Post-Injury Arthritis

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