Studies have shown that the main therapeutic effects of PRP and stem-cell therapies rely on the delivery of a high concentration of bioactive growth factors, which stimulate repair and regeneration.
What is Heart Disease?
Not all cholesterol is created equal—some types/sizes are less likely to clog your arteries—and there are markers other than cholesterol that can assess your risk of heart disease
Doc Talks: OTC pain meds, the good, the bad and the alternatives.
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.”
Platelet Rich Plasma ability to heal inhibited by OTC pain relievers
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”
Your stem cells are healthier with weight loss
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”
Back to school means surge in concussion risk
Follow up care found to be inadequate A 6-year study made by Blue-Cross Blue Shield found that the diagnoses of concussion have increased 43 percent from 2010 through 2015 in the U.S. Additionally, concussion diagnoses spiked 71 percent for patients ages 10 through 19 during the … Learn More » “Back to school means surge in concussion risk”
Chondroitin sulfate plus glucosamine as effective as Celebrex
Glucosamine, chondroitin and prolotherapy are an effective combination for knee pain.
How Prolotherapy Saved My Hands and Feet from Arthritis
How Prolotherapy Saved my Future By: Alp Goldsmith About 20 years ago I was told by hand surgeons that my thumb joints were degenerating from progressive arthritis and that I would soon not be able to use them and there was little they could do … Learn More » “How Prolotherapy Saved My Hands and Feet from Arthritis”
Adipose Tissue Grafts : Fountain of Youth for Joints?
Posted by Alex Paul I am 67 years old and still pursuing my sports of surfing and skiing. A variety of injuries and problems were slowing me down by age 64, but Dr. Peterson has literally worked a miracle in my life with prolotherapy and stem … Learn More » “Adipose Tissue Grafts : Fountain of Youth for Joints?”
Happy is Healthy
Being happy is good for you. For years, researchers, psychologists, and doctors have told us of the connection between happiness and health. There is compelling research that looks at the negative health effects caused by stress and anger. Many studies show that various states of … Learn More » “Happy is Healthy”