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Study from China explores injection of PRP into bone or intraosseous injection for knee osteoarthritis

A group of doctors from China published new research in Clinical Rheumatology on PRP platelet Rich Plasma. Traditionally PRP is injected inside the joint, however our recent understanding of arthritis suggests that by targeting the subchondral bone beneath cartilage we may better influence the disease process. In the study doctors followed 82 patients over 18 months. Patients either … Continue reading Study from China explores injection of PRP into bone or intraosseous injection for knee osteoarthritis

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Scientists in Israel have successfully conducted the first-ever bone regrowth surgery!

The medical team of Bonus BioGroup, an Israel-based biotechnology company, were able to create thousands of tiny living bone particles from the fat cells of a patient’s leg. The medical team was able to harvest and reprogram fat cells to be used to promote bone growth in the same patient’s shinbone. This is an exciting … Continue reading Scientists in Israel have successfully conducted the first-ever bone regrowth surgery!

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New Immune Stem Cell Research shows promise to fight HIV infection

Dr. Scott Kitchen, an associate professor at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, has conducted over a dozen studies on stem-cell generated immune cells capable of defending the body against HIV infection. Since its mysterious discovery in 1982, HIV/AIDS has claimed the lives of an estimated 35 million people worldwide by weakening immune systems and … Continue reading New Immune Stem Cell Research shows promise to fight HIV infection

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Dr. Ambach was selected as top doctor

Dr. Mary Ambach was selected as a Top Physiatrist in Los Angeles, CA by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP). The IAHCP highlights and profiles the world’s Top Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians. The Association was designed to spotlight healthcare professionals that have demonstrated success and leadership in their profession.

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Orthohealing Center supports US Navy SEALS/Special Forces Veterans with complimentary treatments & annual donation on behalf of colleagues in community

At Orthohealing we are inclusive of a team of elite health care providers from primary care physicians, orthopedic surgeons, Physical therapists, Acupuncturists, Osteopaths, Naturopaths, Chiropractic doctors PhD researchers and more. An annual donation was given on behalf of OHC and our community of caring practitioners to W2W a critical non for profit organization to supported … Continue reading Orthohealing Center supports US Navy SEALS/Special Forces Veterans with complimentary treatments & annual donation on behalf of colleagues in community

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Yahoo Sports reports that Shohei Ohtani, Pitcher for the Angels, had a PRP injection In Pitching Elbow

If you think regenerative medicine hasn’t quite been taken up by athletes, think again. Yahoo Sports has cited Sports Illustrated, stating that an MLB star pitcher for the Angels, Shohei Ohtani, had a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection in his pitching elbow just months before signing with the club. Apparently, he had the procedure, in October, … Continue reading Yahoo Sports reports that Shohei Ohtani, Pitcher for the Angels, had a PRP injection In Pitching Elbow

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Achilles Tendon Rupture Can Ruin Athletes’ Professional Career

Achilles tendon, which connects heel bone and calf muscle, is the thickest tendon in human body. Achilles tendon rupture is very painful, and the injury often needs surgical reconstruction. Recently, Orthopedics This Week cited a published study from The American Journal of Sports Medicine, suggesting that post-surgical recovery and rehabilitation could take years, and the results would never be … Continue reading Achilles Tendon Rupture Can Ruin Athletes’ Professional Career

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Hip Adductor Strain Is Painful!

Hip adductors are a powerful group of muscles located in the inner thigh. Muscle strains on these muscles can cause extreme pain, and at the same time, such injury can keep athletes out of the game for a period of long time. A recent report from Orthopedics This Week has raised public attention on hip … Continue reading Hip Adductor Strain Is Painful!

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Rest Does Not Affect Performance: A Study On NBA Players

Although resting is known to be a great way to recover from physical exertion, a recent research on NBA players shows that the number of games missed due to rest has no correlation with players’ performance during playoffs. According to a report from Orthopedics This Week, in a cohort of 811 players, 744 have missed 5 or fewer … Continue reading Rest Does Not Affect Performance: A Study On NBA Players

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Hamstring Injuries: Ultrasound (US) vs Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)?

Hamstrings are a group of muscles located on the back of the thigh. These muscles are mostly used during explosive sprinting or jumping movement. Damage to the hamstring muscles can cause various levels of pain, depending on injury mechanism and tissue pathology. That being said, in case of injury, the most crucial step in treatment … Continue reading Hamstring Injuries: Ultrasound (US) vs Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)?

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