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shoulder arthritis

Shoulder Arthritis: Row, row, row your boat

Posted on September 3 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM At age 56, Charlie’s shoulder arthritis was so advanced he could no longer lift 4×8 sheets of plywood or swing his hammer as a home remodeling contractor, let alone fish the Wilson River rowing his beloved McKenzie drift boat. … Learn More » “Shoulder Arthritis: Row, row, row your boat”

treatment gap during CO-19VID

Treatment Gap Widened by COVID-19: Why wait for a joint replacement?

Posted on May 12 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Samuel G. Oltman, ND The treatment gap is the space between when patients begin to have joint pain but aren’t yet ready for a total joint replacement. This is where regenerative medicine truly shines. It is in this treatment gap that patients can … Learn More » “Treatment Gap Widened by COVID-19: Why wait for a joint replacement?”

Knee Osteoarthritis: Timing is Everything

Posted on November 19 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM Carl’s x-rays showed he had early-stage, grade 1 or 2 knee osteoarthritis (KOA). He was a 42-year-old accountant who relished his time spent outdoors. He loved his daily walks, skiing, and biking. He kept his fitness up by working … Learn More » “Knee Osteoarthritis: Timing is Everything”

Dr. Noel Peterson demonstrating stem cell results for patient with knee OA

Adipose Tissue Biocellular Results: How much can you improve?

Posted on August 5 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Samuel G. Oltman, ND  We have compiled our adipose tissue and cell treatment results for 6-month patient outcomes in 2017-2018, and the benefits are clear. The following statistics are for autologous adipose derived tissue grafts. Adipose is an ideal harvest tissue because, in … Learn More » “Adipose Tissue Biocellular Results: How much can you improve?”

Syringes filled with platelet rich plasma

PRP: 5 Ways To Harness Your Self-Healing Power

Posted on July 22 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Samuel G. Oltman, N.D. Platelet Rich Plasma, more commonly known as PRP, is an emerging therapy in many different fields of medicine. At ORM, we have pioneered the use of PRP for musculoskeletal pain and orthopedics. For over 15 years, Dr. Noel Peterson … Learn More » “PRP: 5 Ways To Harness Your Self-Healing Power”

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”

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!”

How to Heal Your Joints in a Matter of Weeks: Same-Day Adipose Tissue Graft Procedure

Posted on January 14 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

By: Dr. Noel Peterson Biocellular and stec celll procedures are getting more coverage in mainstream media.  As a therapy that can help heal joint injuries and chronic pain in one short, same-day procedure, they can be a viable alternative to surgery that takes place right here … Learn More » “How to Heal Your Joints in a Matter of Weeks: Same-Day Adipose Tissue Graft Procedure”

Dr. Noel Peterson practices the slow burn fitness workouts to stay in shape for water sports

Stay Fit with the Slow Burn Fitness Revolution

Posted on September 26 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

How can 30 minutes of exercise twice a week turn back your genetic clock, make new brain cells, save your heart, and prevent osteoarthritis? Dr. Noel Peterson, Oregon Regenerative Medicine Medical Director Of all the lifestyle factors affecting longevity, exercise continues to lead the pack. … Learn More » “Stay Fit with the Slow Burn Fitness Revolution”