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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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Chronic Pain Increased with NSAID & Steroid Use

Posted on December 8 By Samuel G. Oltman, ND

by Dr. Samuel G. Oltman, ND, RMSK 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. … 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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Are you getting platelet enriched PRP, or platelet poor PRP?

Posted on February 17 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM The vast majority of clinics have no idea of whether their PRP is platelet enriched or platelet poor. For over 20 years, Oregon Regenerative Medicine has been the only NW clinic to analyze every patient’s Platelet Rich Plasma in our laboratory … Learn More » “Are you getting platelet enriched PRP, or platelet poor PRP?”

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FDA says Watch Out for Unapproved Stem Cell Therapies!

Posted on December 9 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Public service video published recently by FDA warns patients about unapproved stem cell therapies by Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM Since 2012, Oregon Regenerative Medicine has been the leader in providing FDA compliant joint preservation cell therapies-PRP and autologous micro fragmented adipose- for the relief … Learn More » “FDA says Watch Out for Unapproved Stem Cell Therapies!”

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Chronic Knee Pain: Osteoarthritis relief without surgery

Posted on September 9 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Kristian Flores, MD, ND Often, patients come see me as a last resort for their osteoarthritis. They have exhausted conventional therapies and have spent years dealing with chronic knee pain and osteoarthritis caused loss of function. They’ve gotten all the imaging, tried all the … Learn More » “Chronic Knee Pain: Osteoarthritis relief without surgery”

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Osteoarthritis Treatment: The ultimate game plan

Posted on May 25 By Samuel G. Oltman, ND

by Dr. Samuel G. Oltman, ND Oregon Regenerative Medicine (ORM) offers the most comprehensive osteoarthritis treatment available. With our expertise in regenerative medicine combined with metabolic, hormonal, dietary, and movement strategies we ensure our patients get the best results possible. A Typical Osteoarthritis Treatment Success … Learn More » “Osteoarthritis Treatment: The ultimate game plan”

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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”

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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”