A hip steroid injection is a common procedure to alleviate pain. But what is often not disclosed is the rapid progression of arthritis that occurs after steroid injection. In a 2019 study1 from the Journal of the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA), doctors at … Learn More » “Hip steroid injection? Walk away while you still can and get stem cells instead.”
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?”
Joint Care: Cutting edge stem cells outshine the scalpel
Joint care is our specialty. Hundreds of knee and hip pain patients have benefited from the micro-fractionated adipose tissue graft procedure we use at Oregon Regenerative Medicine. What follows is another study in which PRP was added to the micro-fragmented adipose and compared in 30 … Learn More » “Joint Care: Cutting edge stem cells outshine the scalpel”
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”
Mesenchymal Stem Cells…What’s better? Yours or Theirs?
We all have viable mesenchymal stem cells in our own bodies, regardless of age. When we want to harness our self-healing power to improve the pain from an arthritic joint, the most evidence-based way is to use your own cells. Cells from your own body … Learn More » “Mesenchymal Stem Cells…What’s better? Yours or Theirs?”
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”
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!”
The Science of How Your Stem Cells Can Restore Damaged Joints
by Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM Since 2012, we have been using an adipose tissue graft protocol for Regenerative Injection Therapy. We call this procedure Adipose Tissue Grafting because the FDA has made it clear that any statement that claims that stem cell therapy “repairs” … Learn More » “The Science of How Your Stem Cells Can Restore Damaged Joints”