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PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy seeing increased use in bodybuilding

Dr Steven Sampson was recently interviewed by a body building magazine RX Muscle to describe PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy. Body builders much like “pioneer patients” look for cutting edge approaches to accelerate healing & recovery. As a result there is increased awareness in bodybuilding circles….As more data emerges and with more professional athletes receiving … Continue reading PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy seeing increased use in bodybuilding

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The Mind Body Room, addressing the psychologic & physiologic aspects of injury and recovery

PRP therapy, and other cutting edge  treatments have emerged as a result of pioneering work from European soccer clubs.  Recently clubs have utilized technology to address the psychological component of an injury experienced by the elite multi-million dollar athlete. The Mind Room was designed to accelerate healing and enhance performance by improving cognitive function using advanced biofeedback … Continue reading The Mind Body Room, addressing the psychologic & physiologic aspects of injury and recovery

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Danielle Aufiero MD addresses the Los Angeles County Osteopathic Association on Platelet Rich Plasma

Danielle Aufiero spoke last week at the Los Angeles County Osteopathic Association meeting in Pomona, CA regarding updates in PRP.  Many Osteopathic Physicians attended the lecture and are becoming more familiar with the fundamental science and emerging literature behind the treatment. Osteopaths are liscensed physicians in the US, but have an additional emphasis in training … Continue reading Danielle Aufiero MD addresses the Los Angeles County Osteopathic Association on Platelet Rich Plasma

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Dr Steven Sampson to present knee arthritis research on Platelet Rich Plasma in Japan, March 2010

Dr Steven Sampson will address Physicians in Hiroshima at the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine in March 2009. Dr Sampson will discuss research findings from a knee arthritis study using Platelet Rich Plasma. The research is pending publication and is the first of it’s kind to be published in a reputable orthopaedic journal. Using this encouraging data, Dr … Continue reading Dr Steven Sampson to present knee arthritis research on Platelet Rich Plasma in Japan, March 2010

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ESPN discusses Platelet Rich Plasma and Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers

ESPN this morning discussed the use of PRP to accelerate the recovery time for pro bowl defensive player Troy Polamalu.  Troy suffered a knee MCL tear which is a non-surgical injury that can take anywhere up to 8 weeks to heal.  Hopefully with PRP he can cut the recovery process in half.  PRP works quicker … Continue reading ESPN discusses Platelet Rich Plasma and Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers

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International effort leads to new research. Dr Ryu shares new platelet rich plasma results in Seoul

After meeting at the Orthohealing Center in Los Angeles, Dr Ryu went on to treat a prolific basketball player, Choo Seung-Gyun.  More recently Dr Ryu compiled data on his PRP injections & presented it at T-cell Bio Inc Stem cell Conference in Seoul Korea attended by 500 physicians. We look forward to more international collaborations … Continue reading International effort leads to new research. Dr Ryu shares new platelet rich plasma results in Seoul

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Dr Steven Sampson travels to Canada to explore breakthrough Stem Cell technology

In an effort to provide the most powerful natural based healing options to demanding patients, I travelled to Canada to met with researchers who are developing technology that may take the standards of PRP therapy to another level!  After being contacted by a group of researchers, I agreed to visit their clinic & lab to … Continue reading Dr Steven Sampson travels to Canada to explore breakthrough Stem Cell technology

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New York Giants Defensive Tackle Chris Canty receives platelet rich plasma treatment

NY Giants Defensive Tackle Chris Canty reportedly received a PRP injection to his injured Hamstring to accelerate healing.  It’s great to see that more athletes are getting access to this emerging therapy. Hopefully the PRP is utilizing the latest technology including ultrasound guidance to ensure proper needle location, otherwise the procedure will be ineffective.  By … Continue reading New York Giants Defensive Tackle Chris Canty receives platelet rich plasma treatment

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New York Times article today on Platelet Rich Plasma

An article in the NY times today discusses Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and tendon injuries. Dr Steven Sampson at the Orthohealing  Center in Los Angeles is a principal investigator in the tennis elbow study that was mentioned in the NY Times today. While the article focuses on PRP treatment for tendon injuries, Dr Sampson is … Continue reading New York Times article today on Platelet Rich Plasma

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LA Times article, Claudio Vargas NY Mets Pitcher receives PRP Platelet Rich Plasma

According to the LA times, NY Mets pitcher Claudio Vargas received a PRP injection to his throwing elbow. Vargas attributed the positive turning point of his recovery to PRP. Vargas is one many professional ballplayers that have received this treatment.  However there are many variations with PRP treatment including debates amongst experts on optimal equipment … Continue reading LA Times article, Claudio Vargas NY Mets Pitcher receives PRP Platelet Rich Plasma

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