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PRP better than steroids

Is PRP better than steroids for frozen shoulder?

Posted on January 26 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Frozen Shoulder, AKA “adhesive capsulitis”, can be very debilitating and take many months to fully overcome even with the appropriate treatment. All the more reason to be sure you get the best treatment from the moment the diagnosis is made. Head-to-head studies of treatments have … Learn More » “Is PRP better than steroids for frozen shoulder?”

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Wrist surgery? Not so fast! Stem cells proven effective

Posted on January 11 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

One of the most frequent disorders we see is arthritis of the wrists. The degenerative lesions of the cartilage in this chronic, non-inflammatory joint disease causes severe functional impairment, including pain, weakness, and loss of range of motion. Hand surgeons resort to surgical fusion only when … Learn More » “Wrist surgery? Not so fast! Stem cells proven effective”

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Mesenchymal Stem Cells…What’s better? Yours or Theirs?

Posted on December 22 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

We all have viable mesenchymal stem cells in our own bodies, regardless of age. When we want to harness our self-healing power to improve the pain from an arthritic joint, the most evidence-based way is to use your own cells. Cells from your own body … Learn More » “Mesenchymal Stem Cells…What’s better? Yours or Theirs?”

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Chronic Pain Increased with NSAID & Steroid Use

Posted on December 8 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Are you someone who reflexively reaches for the bottle of ibuprofen when you feel a twinge in your back? The common, ingrained recommendation to take NSAIDs (ibuprofen, Advil, Aleve, etc) for recently onset pain is under serious question. It may not only be ineffective, it … Learn More » “Chronic Pain Increased with NSAID & Steroid Use”

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Knee Steroid Injection? Step Back!

Posted on November 10 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Kristian Flores, MD, ND As a physiatrist, I am always looking for ways to improve functionality and quality of life for my patients. While a steroid injection can offer a quick and effective short-term solution for the treatment of pain, we now know … Learn More » “Knee Steroid Injection? Step Back!”

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Seeing Is Believing: Why Ultrasound Expertise Matters

Posted on October 25 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Have you ever been to the doctor for a painful condition only to be sent away to get imaging completed? This requires scheduling another appointment, then coming back to the doctor to get the results, all the while you’re in pain without answers. While this … Learn More » “Seeing Is Believing: Why Ultrasound Expertise Matters”

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Treating Early Dementia, Neurodegeneration and Concussions at Oregon Regenerative Medicine: Here is what you need to know about the PLAN Protocol

Posted on March 17 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM There is new optimism in the treatment of degenerative neurological diseases with PRP derived platelet lysate therapy. The impact of Alzheimer’s, TBI, neurodegeneration and Parkinson’s disease is forecasted to cause increasing disability as our population ages, and the use … Learn More » “Treating Early Dementia, Neurodegeneration and Concussions at Oregon Regenerative Medicine: Here is what you need to know about the PLAN Protocol”

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Biocellular Therapy Bridges The Meniscus Tear Gap

Posted on March 3 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

When Linda came to see me for knee pain she had a very common issue: nagging, up-and-down knee pain/swelling that had become increasingly worse over the last few years and now was preventing her from full participation in her hobbies and staying fit. Linda is … Learn More » “Biocellular Therapy Bridges The Meniscus Tear Gap”