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New Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and stem cell article: New Frontier in Rheumatology?

A new article on PRP was published in the Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine from the Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center of Maryland.  The piece discusses Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and stem cells for management of osteoarthritis. The authors describe a synergistic phenomenon when combining the stem cells with PRP. The platelets help direct the stem cells … Continue reading New Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and stem cell article: New Frontier in Rheumatology?

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Dr Steven Sampson Feautured on ABC 7 News. Platelet Rich Plasma: New Therapy Heals Joints Without Surgery

Dr Steven Sampson of the Orthohealing Center was featured last night  in Los Angeles. The story demonstrates how Platelet Rich Plasma therapy can potentially delay the need for joint surgery. http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/health&id=6915184

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TMJ Temporomandibular Joint treated with Blood Injection

A new article was published proving efficacy of Autologous blood ( using the patient’s own blood) for treatment of TMJ at 1 year follow up.  80% of patients had significant improvements when treated with Autologous blood. Ultimately we may find that Platelet Rich Plasma offers the most healing potential in TMJ  dysfunction by delivering potent … Continue reading TMJ Temporomandibular Joint treated with Blood Injection

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New York Mets Jose Reyes receives platelet rich plasma for hamstring injury

According the the New York Post & ESPN news, NY mets baseball player Jose Reyes received a PRP injection to treat a hamstring tear. “Reyes said he received a shot that has helped in the healing process. He also underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy, which entails removing blood from the affected area and injecting it back … Continue reading New York Mets Jose Reyes receives platelet rich plasma for hamstring injury

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Dr Steven Sampson interview on Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

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New PRP Platelet Rich Plasma injection Demonstration Video

Here’s an example of a PRP injection performed under ultrasound guidance.  Using cutting edge technology we are able to deliver the platelets within a millimeter of a specific target.

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New Platelet Rich plasma study on tendon injury: Jumpers knee patellar tendonisis

A study was done from Italy demonstrating clinical improvement in 16/20 male athletes who received a series of 3 prp injctions at 15 day intervals. They were followed up at 6 months. Interestingly 3 out of the 4 patients who failed to improve did not comply with the stretching & strengthening protocol following the injections. … Continue reading New Platelet Rich plasma study on tendon injury: Jumpers knee patellar tendonisis

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New PRP platelet rich plasma review article published addressing applications in elite athletes

A PRP article was recently published from Spain reviewing current applications of PRP in orthopaedics. Most interestingly was the discussion surrounding use in professional sports. There is generalized confusion requiring rigorous definition associated with well characterized products and procedures. Currently US olympic athletes are able to receive the treatment under the WADA worl anti-doping agency; … Continue reading New PRP platelet rich plasma review article published addressing applications in elite athletes

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New research comparing platelet rich plasma to steroid injection for tennis elbow

Data was released from Krakow Poland at the International Meeting on the use of Autologous Growth Factors in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine: “State of the Art” – Krakow, Poland – 24 April 2009. The study found that patients receiving cortisone showed a 40% improvement compared to PRP 75% at 12 months. This is the first … Continue reading New research comparing platelet rich plasma to steroid injection for tennis elbow

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Korean Basketball Player Choo Seung-Gyun, receives PRP Platelet Rich Plasma injection treatment and wins MVP after Hamstring Injury

Shortly following the visit to the Orthohealing Center in Los Angeles by Dr Jae Ryu MD PhD ; Choo Seung-Gyunof was treated in Korea with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for a Hamstring injury. Following successful treatment Choo lead the Egis throug a game 7 series in the (KBL) Korean Basketball League Championship in Jeonju. The … Continue reading Korean Basketball Player Choo Seung-Gyun, receives PRP Platelet Rich Plasma injection treatment and wins MVP after Hamstring Injury

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