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Dr Sanjay Gupta & Anderson Cooper Discuss Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy in Tiger Woods & Athletes

With the recent  news that Tiger Woods  received PRP therapy to accelerate his knee recovery from surgery, there has been lots of media exposure for PRP. Here is a video from CNN last night.

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Tiger Woods Received Platelet Rich Plasma Injection after Knee Surgery

Recently there was news regarding Tiger Woods receiving Platelet Rich Plasma Injections for his knee to accelerate recovery.  This brought even more attention to this treatment. A good article that clarifies some info is: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/johnny-benjamin/tiger-woods-dr-galea-goss_b_393880.html

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Dr Betul Turan of Turkey Visits the Orthohealing Center to Observe Platelet Rich Plasma Procedures

Last week after our visit from Japanese Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Sobajima, we were honored to have Dr Betul Turan of Turkey visit us. Dr Turan is a Physiatrist who specializes in non-surgical orthopaedics. Her husband is an Orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in cartilage regeneration & repair.  Together they are creating a state of the art … Continue reading Dr Betul Turan of Turkey Visits the Orthohealing Center to Observe Platelet Rich Plasma Procedures

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Dr Satoshi Sobajima of Japan visits The Orthohealing Center to observe Platelet Rich Plasma Procedures

We were thrilled to have Satoshi Sobajima MD, an orthopaedic surgeon from Osaka Japan visit last week.  Dr Sobajima spent time at the University of Pittsburg doing progressive research in regenerative medicine. Using stem cells, gene therapy, & PRP Dr Sobajima studied regeneration of intervertebral discs of the spine in animal models.  Currently Dr Sobajima … Continue reading Dr Satoshi Sobajima of Japan visits The Orthohealing Center to observe Platelet Rich Plasma Procedures

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Harvard University Discusses Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

In a recent newsletter to the community, Harvard University discusses Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy.  Overall there is a consensus that the treatment is promising, however more controlled studies are needed.  Over the last 3 years there has been an increased awareness with this treatment.  While the research is being conducted (which takes years to complete & … Continue reading Harvard University Discusses Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

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Medical Students Rotate at The Orthohealing Center with Dr Steven Sampson & Dr Danielle Aufiero

Certified as preceptors, Dr Steven Sampson & Dr Danielle Aufiero now train medical students from Western University of Health Sciences. At the Orthohealing Center we hope to educate medical students so that they learn more about Physiatry and non-surgical orthopaedic options. Medical students learn communication skills, history taking and diagnostic tools in order to be successful … Continue reading Medical Students Rotate at The Orthohealing Center with Dr Steven Sampson & Dr Danielle Aufiero

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UKA to assemble top doctors in London to discuss PRP Platelet Rich Plasma use in elite athletes

On Nov 26, 2009 pioneering physicians from around the world will meet in London to form a consensus statement on the use of complex growth factors to treat muscle & tendon injuries.  The UKA or United Kingdom Athletics is the national governing body for athletics, including the Olympics & Paralympics. Dr Steven Sampson was invited … Continue reading UKA to assemble top doctors in London to discuss PRP Platelet Rich Plasma use in elite athletes

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Orthohealing Center supports Multiple Sclerosis bike ride

Congratulations to our patient who rallied to beat a tendon injury & raised money and awareness to support research for Multiple Sclerosis. MS affects many Americans and can cause significant disability. However with progressive research doctors are coming up with new approaches including stem cell therapies to change the way we are thinking about this … Continue reading Orthohealing Center supports Multiple Sclerosis bike ride

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New iPhone Application Teaches Doctors how to use Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Shoulder Injection Ultrasound demonstration   Dr Steven Sampson was featured in a new iPhone application to teach Doctors across the world how to begin using ultrasound to enhance their practice.  Ultrasound is used commonly in Europe, but suprisingly is only now seeing increased use.  Ultrasound provides remarkable images of tendons and ligaments and soft tissue … Continue reading New iPhone Application Teaches Doctors how to use Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

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Danielle Aufiero MD Describes the Orthohealing Center

Danielle Aufiero MD, specializes in non-surgical orthopaedics at the Orthohealing Center in Los Angeles, CA. Danielle Aufiero MD Describes the Orthohealing Center in a new video.

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