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Dr Steven Sampson Lecturing in Malibu at Yoga Day: new treatments for sports injuries including platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP)

  Yoga Day in Malibu-Sunday May 31st, 9:00 am-4:00 pm Join us for a complete day of yoga and health at a fabulous, mountaintop estate at the top of Corral Canyon in Malibu. Start the day with an inspiring “Prime of Life Yoga” class taught by renowned Yoga teacher Larry Payne PhD in a beautiful … Continue reading Dr Steven Sampson Lecturing in Malibu at Yoga Day: new treatments for sports injuries including platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP)

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Xavier Nady Yankee Outfielder reportedly making progress with PRP Injection (Platelet Rich Plasma) for Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

Reportedly, Xavier Nady is progressing following PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy) for his torn Ulnar collateral ligament. He is trying to avoid season ending Tommmy John surgery. According to the official New York Yankee’s website: “There’s progress here,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “You have to wait and see how he feels once the right … Continue reading Xavier Nady Yankee Outfielder reportedly making progress with PRP Injection (Platelet Rich Plasma) for Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

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PRP Platelet Rich Plasma use in Singapore

Following increased PRP use in Europe & the United States, physicians in Singapore are beginning to use PRP( Platelet Rich Plasma) to treat various musculoskeletal & sports injuries. The are establishing themselves as pioneers in biologics. Below is a recent press release which highlights the global use of platelet rich plasma therapy. SingaporeMedicine is a … Continue reading PRP Platelet Rich Plasma use in Singapore

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New York Yankee Outfielder Xavier Nady Receives PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Blood Injection for Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

Public awareness of PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy has been increasing this year following the news of Pittsburgh Steelers Hines Ward receiving an injection which allowed him to play in the super bowl with an MCL knee sprain. It appears that Xavier Nady, outfielder for the New York Yankees received a PRP (Platelet Rich … Continue reading New York Yankee Outfielder Xavier Nady Receives PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Blood Injection for Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound seeing increased use in Orthopaedics

Yale New Haven Hospital is among the growing community of progressive physicians integrating ultrasound into their orthopaedic practice. I believe musculoskleletal ultrasound will become a standard tool to help physicians in orthopaedics & sports medicine, much like it is in Europe. With advancements in technology, ultrasound provides unbelievable images of tendons, ligaments, and fluid inside … Continue reading Musculoskeletal Ultrasound seeing increased use in Orthopaedics

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Kentucky Derby rasising awareness of platelet rich plasma and stem cell treatments in horses

With the timing of the Kentucky Derby today, there has been recent press about PRP therapy & stem cell usage in athletic horses. A company called VetCell’s from the UK just announced a Stem Cell Technique to Undergo Human Trials. They have treated over 1500 horses successfully & are now applying this stem cell technology … Continue reading Kentucky Derby rasising awareness of platelet rich plasma and stem cell treatments in horses

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Platelet Rich Plasma Injection Therapy Use in Korea

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Jae Wook Ryu MD PhD from Seoul Korea. Dr Ryu is the team doctor of professional baseball team (Woori Heros). Dr Ryu visited our clinic in Los Angeles all the way from S. Korea to exchange experiences & protocols. We encourage these international meetings and have had physicians … Continue reading Platelet Rich Plasma Injection Therapy Use in Korea

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Breakthrough treatment boosts stem cells to heal bone fractures

Recent research on a drug FDA approved in 2002 for Osteoporosis, Forteo: suggests that it may enhance release of adult stem cells to heal bone fractures.Of the six million fractures in the United States each year, approximately five percent will have slow or incomplete healing. Options are few for some patients who suffer with prolonged … Continue reading Breakthrough treatment boosts stem cells to heal bone fractures

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Botox use getting more attention for healing rather than cosmetic use

Recently Botox has been getting more press about it’s applications for conditions other than vanity. Boto x temporarily weakens muscle and blocks “substance p” which in turn blocks pain. Unlike many other meds, botox has very little side effect & lasts for months. As a result there is increased use across the board in medicine … Continue reading Botox use getting more attention for healing rather than cosmetic use

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PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy Blood Injection Featured on ABC’s Good Morning America

PRP is getting a lot of attention in the media lately…here is a link from Good Morning America. This treatment speaks to the concept that the body has a remarkable ability to heal itself. Through innovative technology, we are revolutionizing how we address treatment of tendon and cartilage injuries. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/PainNews/Story?id=6895441&page=1

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