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New Study from Canada suggests ultrasound guided hip injections are effective

54 patients were treated with hip/buttock pain requiring a diagnosis of gluteal tendinosis (a chronic tendon injury rather than an acute injury tendinitis). The study from the American Journal of Roentgenology demonstrated seventypercent of patients were satisfied with the results of the intervention which included a ultrasound guided cortisone injection. Typically these injections are done blind without image guidance. … Continue reading New Study from Canada suggests ultrasound guided hip injections are effective

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Diagnostic Ultrasound Used to Help With Haiti Relief Efforts

While we are using cutting edge technology like musculoskeletal ultrasound to diagnose orthopedic injuries & guide PRP injections, Physicians used this equipment to save lives in Haiti. Through generous donations by Sonosite, Emergency Doctors & Anesthesiologists visited Haiti & treated patients with severe injuries.

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Platelet Rich Plasma featured on NPR National Public Radio

NPRrecently featured PRP discussing it’s use in orthopedics & sports medicine. Interestingly via professional athletes, the community is learning more about emerging therapies that are driving change in medicine. Hopefully indirectly the increased awareness of PRP use in professional sports will promote further studies so that more patients at home can benefit as well.

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PRP Platelet Rich Plasma for Wrinkles?

A new article from Harper’s Bazaardiscusses stem cell based therapies used by plastic surgeons for cosmetic wrinkles. I first learned about PRP use for wrinkles in plastic surgery a while back when a Physician from S Korea visited our clinic. Don’t be surprised to see increased use of PRP in plastic surgery. Perhaps it will … Continue reading PRP Platelet Rich Plasma for Wrinkles?

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New organization ICMS formed to advance stem cell reserach

Congrats to the ICMS for making the effort to bring together physicians who are researching cellular based therapies to advance the field & ensure safety and sound medial literature. The International Cellular Medicine Society (ICMS) is an independent, physician and scientist guided 501(c)(3) non profit organization with a mission to advance the use of safe … Continue reading New organization ICMS formed to advance stem cell reserach

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Dr Jamie Textor visits The Orthohealing Center

  We were thrilled to have Dr Jamie Textor a Veterinarian Surgeon, currently a PhD student at UC Davis researching extensively on platelets & Platelet Rich Plasma. UC Davis is responsible for some real promising studies on stem cell based therapies in animals.  Dr Textor gave an inspiring talk at the North American Vetenirary Regenerative Medicine … Continue reading Dr Jamie Textor visits The Orthohealing Center

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The Orthohealing Center featured in Advance Magazine discussing Platelet Rich Plasma

Recently Advance For Medical Laboratory Professionals featured PRP as a Novel Treatment. Dr Steven Sampson & Dr Rocco Monto were featured. Following prolific athletes receiving PRP therapy there is increased public awareness about this emerging treatment. Soon more & more studies will surface to determine exactly what role PRP is indicated for and has the … Continue reading The Orthohealing Center featured in Advance Magazine discussing Platelet Rich Plasma

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Dr Sampson attends the 1st North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference

Holy cow, or should I say holy horse! I just returned from the 1st North American Veterinary Medicine Conference in Santa Ynez, CA (outside Santa Barbara). The host was the world renowned Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center. Originally expecting around 1oo Vet’s, PhD’s, & MD’s the group soared to over 3oo. There was a good … Continue reading Dr Sampson attends the 1st North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference

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Isagani Leal MD, MPH visits Orthohealing Center from Philippines to observe Platelet Rich Plasma Procedures

We were thrilled to have Dr Isagani Leal visit from Manilla, Philippines. Dr Leal completed his residency training in Tel Aviv, Israel and specializes in non-surgical orthopaedics utilizing musculoskeletal ultrasound.  Of great interest, Dr Leal is the first Dr that I am aware of who utilizes ultrasound guided acupuncture known as “Intramuscular stimulation.” Developed by Dr … Continue reading Isagani Leal MD, MPH visits Orthohealing Center from Philippines to observe Platelet Rich Plasma Procedures

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The Orthohealing Center Supports Team USA Olympic Athletes in Vancouver 2010!

In an effort to get our valued readers closer to the Olympic games,  The Orthohealing Center has teamed up with the Team USA News. Please link to have access to the latest info and receive exclusive updates throughout the games. These athletes have dedicated their lives to this very moment & could use your support! We have … Continue reading The Orthohealing Center Supports Team USA Olympic Athletes in Vancouver 2010!

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