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How does Platelet-Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy in Conjunction with Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate(BMAC) Affect Partially Torn Rotator Cuff Injuries?

Shoulder pain is a common occurrence and often results from a rotator cuff tendon tear. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles that stabilize the shoulder and the tendon is a band of fibrous tissue that extends from the muscles attaching it to the bone. Hence, the rotator cuff provides shoulder stability and allows … Continue reading How does Platelet-Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy in Conjunction with Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate(BMAC) Affect Partially Torn Rotator Cuff Injuries?

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Could Muscle Atrophy in Elderly be Connected to a Decrease in Nerve Signals?

Loss of leg muscle mass is a natural part of aging and unfortunately as people get older, this loss often leads to impaired movement. The reason for this phenomenon is poorly understood. However, according to a recent article posted on BBC news, researchers may have figured out the reason for leg muscle mass loss associated … Continue reading Could Muscle Atrophy in Elderly be Connected to a Decrease in Nerve Signals?

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Could Magnesium Possibly Affect Cartilage Regeneration?

Previous research has concluded that magnesium deficiency increases the presence of inflammatory immune cells. A recent in-vitro study published in Nature Scientific Reports took this finding a step further and investigated the possibility that magnesium levels could regulate macrophages which are a specific type of immune cell that function to engulf cellular debris and foreign … Continue reading Could Magnesium Possibly Affect Cartilage Regeneration?

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Can Platelet-Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy be Effective for Severe Osteoarthritis?

In the last decade, a cutting edge treatment known as platelet-rich plasma(PRP) therapy has gained traction for its ability to promote the repair of damaged tissues. As an isolated part of the blood that is made up of plasma, platelets (clotting cell fragments), and growth factors, it promotes a healing response which in turn induces … Continue reading Can Platelet-Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy be Effective for Severe Osteoarthritis?

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Opioid epidemic in military. Orthobiologics offer a natural alternative to prescription drugs

In a new article from Huffington Post soldiers describe a culture where pain pills are often provided as a quick fix. Physicians need to be mindful of their dangers and how opioids can exacerbate addiction, depression and mental disorders. At Orthohealing we partner with W2W www.warrior2warrior.org to provide regenerative procedures to special forces and NAVY SEALS  like PRP and … Continue reading Opioid epidemic in military. Orthobiologics offer a natural alternative to prescription drugs

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PRP Injections and Prolotherapy have positive effect on pain and function in Knee Osteoarthritis

The field of medicine has begun to take preference for drug and rehabilitation therapy over invasive surgeries. Alternative treatment methods such as Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections and Prolotherapy have demonstrated positive results in regard to pain and function in patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis. In the recent study, conducted by the Iran University of Medical … Continue reading PRP Injections and Prolotherapy have positive effect on pain and function in Knee Osteoarthritis

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Knee Replacement Surgery can lead to Brain Network Weakening

We have always been aware that invasive surgery may have its drawbacks, but a recent study from the University of Florida on total knee replacement surgery suggests that one in five older adults experience brain network weakening within the year after the procedure. The study states that 23 percent of adults over 60 that had … Continue reading Knee Replacement Surgery can lead to Brain Network Weakening

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Dr. Mary Ambach named Honoree at this year’s Arthritis Foundation Walk

Orthohealing Center’s own Dr. Mary Ambach has been named the Arthritis Foundation’s 2018 Orthopedic Honoree for the Los Angeles Walk to Cure Arthritis happening on May 20th! She was selected in recognition of the collective efforts between our team of professionals and the patients in the community that she has helped. Last year our team, … Continue reading Dr. Mary Ambach named Honoree at this year’s Arthritis Foundation Walk

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Raymundo Beltran wins WBO lightweight title!

Orthohealing center congratulates Ray Beltran for winning the WBO world lightweight boxing championship. We understand how hard you worked and are proud of you!

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How do Corticosteroids and Platelet Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy Measure up When It Comes to Plantar Fasciitis?

Many are familiar with the nagging pain and irritation that comes with plantar fasciitis. For those who aren’t, the plantar fascia is a band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes and hence, provides arch support. When this tissue becomes strained or injured, the result is a painful inflammatory condition—plantar fasciitis. Researchers … Continue reading How do Corticosteroids and Platelet Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy Measure up When It Comes to Plantar Fasciitis?

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