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Demonstrated cartilage growth on MRI 3 weeks after Autologous Adipose stem cell injection

More evidence of knee cartilage growth after Adipose Biocellular tissue injection.

Posted on March 10 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

In this study showing evidence of knee cartilage growth after autologous adipose tissue injection, Dr. Jaewoo Pak and colleagues enrolled three patients: an 87-year-old female with stage 3 OA, a 68-year-old male with stage 3 OA, and a 60-year-old female with stage 3 OA, were included. … Learn More » “More evidence of knee cartilage growth after Adipose Biocellular tissue injection.”

Severe osteoarthritis treatment with adult stem cell regeneration at Oregon Regenerative Medicine Portland

Cellular medicine provides alternative to joint replacement surgery

Posted on February 25 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

The majority of our patients with severe osteoarthritis are able to avoid the need for total hip and total knee replacement surgery, as long as they are treated before the onset of total joint destruction. Clinical trials demonstrate that even bone-on-bone arthritis responds well to … Learn More » “Cellular medicine provides alternative to joint replacement surgery”

Non surgical treatment options for sports injuries at Oregon Regenerative Medicine in Portland

Over 90% of sports injuries don’t require surgery. So why go to a surgeon?

Posted on February 25 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Good question. Yet most injured athletes end up seeing a surgeon. Like Mark, who 10 years earlier had injured his right knee in a mountain bike fall. His pain and disability had worsened to the point that 2 years ago he began to consult with … Learn More » “Over 90% of sports injuries don’t require surgery. So why go to a surgeon?”

Repair knee cartilage loss with Platelet Rich Plasma

Does PRP repair knee OA? Another study says yes!

Posted on January 18 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Another study adds to the evidence that prp repairs arthritis of the knee  By Terrance Manning II, ND At Oregon Regenerative Medicine, we see PRP repair arthritis of the knee everyday. Despite a wealth of published clinical evidence, many physicians remain skeptical of the efficacy of PRP. Studies prove … Learn More » “Does PRP repair knee OA? Another study says yes!”

Taking NSAIDS has been shown to more than double the risk of total knee replacement

Doc Talks: OTC pain meds, the good, the bad and the alternatives.

Posted on December 27 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Do NSAIDS increase the risk of total knee replacement? Americans take 30 Billion doses of OTC pain meds a year. Taking NSAIDS has been shown to more than double the risk of total knee replacement. The overall impact of NSAIDS on our nation’s health has been … Learn More » “Doc Talks: OTC pain meds, the good, the bad and the alternatives.”

Avoid using NSAIDs for at least 5-days prior to PRP treatment at Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Platelet Rich Plasma ability to heal inhibited by OTC pain relievers

Posted on November 14 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

NSAIDS inhibit the ability of Platelet Rich Plasma to stimulate tissue repair. Reporting in the June 2015 issue of Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine, Dr. Gert Schppinger and colleagues at the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery in Graz, Austria showed that NSAIDS inhibit … Learn More » “Platelet Rich Plasma ability to heal inhibited by OTC pain relievers”

Stem cells build cartilage better after weight loss

Your stem cells are healthier with weight loss

Posted on November 14 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Adipose biocellular tissue grafts cells are better able to build cartilage after weight loss, according to research published in the International Journal of Obesity in November of 2012. Researchers found that obesity caused by diet can alter the health of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). They … Learn More » “Your stem cells are healthier with weight loss”