Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cell (ADMSC) injections are a beneficial and growing therapy for musculoskeletal issues such as hip, knee and ankle osteoarthritis. As one of the leading clinics using ADMSCs, Oregon Regenerative Medicine has been perfecting this technique for over 15 years. How long can … Learn More » “The Longevity of Stem Cell Injection Therapy: 2022 study review”
Are you getting platelet-rich or platelet poor PRP?
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-rich or platelet poor PRP?”
PRP Knocks Out Tennis & Golfer’s Elbow: Why play with pain?
Pamela had always loved playing 18 holes of golf with her friends on Wednesdays. She also enjoyed doubles tennis on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Then, Pamela started having constant symptoms of tennis and golfer’s elbow. Raising her morning coffee mug caused sharp pains in her right … Learn More » “PRP Knocks Out Tennis & Golfer’s Elbow: Why play with pain?”
Adipose Derived Stem Cells Can Heal Partial Tears of the Rotator Cuff
Regenerative injection therapies help alleviate the pain associated with all sorts of common conditions. But any skeptic will look at the mounting evidence and claim that pain level is subjective and vulnerable to the placebo effect– “where is the hard evidence?” Rotator cuff tears provide … Learn More » “Adipose Derived Stem Cells Can Heal Partial Tears of the Rotator Cuff”
Is PRP better than steroids for frozen shoulder?
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?”
Chronic Pain Increased with NSAID & Steroid Use
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”
Knee Steroid Injection? Step Back!
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!”
Biocellular Therapy Bridges The Meniscus Tear Gap
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”
Ibuprofen Hurts Exercise
by Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM As an “older” athlete, I’m often asked what I do to control pain so that I can exercise. My answer is usually “What pain?”. Maybe it’s just good luck (I doubt it, I’ve broken more bones than I care … Learn More » “Ibuprofen Hurts Exercise”
FDA says Watch Out for Unapproved Stem Cell Therapies!
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!”