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frozen shoulder

Can frozen shoulder be thawed out in one treatment?

Posted on April 25 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Sonographically-navigated frozen shoulder release with PRP What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is one of the most common and painfully debilitating conditions affecting the shoulder. In adhesive capsulitis, the shoulder joint is frozen in position by shoulder adhesions within the … Learn More » “Can frozen shoulder be thawed out in one treatment?”

hip and low back pain

Hip and low back pain: Can they be related?

Posted on April 18 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

John came to our clinic after having been diagnosed with hip osteoarthritis a year previously. He had  been taking ibuprofen to manage his pain and discomfort, and while the ibuprofen was helping alleviate his hip pain on “bad” days, he progressively developed severe low back … Learn More » “Hip and low back pain: Can they be related?”

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Meniscus Repairs: The powerful benefits of regenerative injection therapies

Posted on April 2 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Recently, a friend told me that he didn’t feel comfortable going skiing anymore because of a meniscus tear that happened three months ago. His current management of his knee consists of limiting most of his activity, intermittently taking ibuprofen and “living with it“ because he … Learn More » “Meniscus Repairs: The powerful benefits of regenerative injection therapies”

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction: The Revolutionary Ultrasound-Guided Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection

Posted on March 22 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

What is the second most common chronic pain condition affecting the North American population (after back pain)? Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJD). TMJD causes pain, difficulty in chewing, clicking or popping sounds, and limited jaw movement.  TMJD pain affects around 12% of the population, with a … Learn More » “Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction: The Revolutionary Ultrasound-Guided Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection”

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Regenerative Medicine Treatments Defined: What are the differences between Classic Prolotherapy, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), and Adipose Stem Cell Therapy?

Posted on February 1 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Classic Prolotherapy, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), and Adipose Stem Cell Therapy are all regenerative medicine treatments used to promote tissue repair and healing, but they differ in their mechanisms and sources of therapeutic agents. Here are the key differences between these three therapies: Classic Prolotherapy Platelet-Rich … Learn More » “Regenerative Medicine Treatments Defined: What are the differences between Classic Prolotherapy, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), and Adipose Stem Cell Therapy?”

eye health

Jeepers Peepers! Have you seen this?? Read all about it!

Posted on January 11 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

PRP and Eye Health   “The eyes are the windows of the soul” (William Shakespeare). Eyes provide us with the ability to perceive the world around us, enabling us to connect with others and experience the beauty of life! Also, eyes are a great indicator of your overall … Learn More » “Jeepers Peepers! Have you seen this?? Read all about it!”

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Regenerate YOU – Goal for 2024. Now is the Time!

Posted on January 4 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Tabitha is 66 years old and has eagerly awaited this new year. At her retirement in 2024 she had planned to travel the world with her sister. Sadly, an old tear in her meniscus now threatens Tabitha’s dream. She has debilitating pain that makes walking unbearable. Tabitha … Learn More » “Regenerate YOU – Goal for 2024. Now is the Time!”

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Arthritis of the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine: PRP and Prolotherapy provide long-lasting relief

Posted on December 21 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Practicing Prolotherapy and PRP in Portland Oregon and Lake Oswego for over 30 years, I’ve treated more degenerative cervical, thoracic and lumbar arthritis of the spine than any other condition. No wonder, as nearly everyone over 40 years of age is affected to some degree. … Learn More » “Arthritis of the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine: PRP and Prolotherapy provide long-lasting relief”

off-season injury repair includes strength training

Game-Changing Off-Season Injury Repair

Posted on August 24 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Attention hikers, runners, surfers, skiers, windsport, tennis and pickleballers! No matter what your sport is, it’s time to think about off-season injury repair. Carrying over pain and injury from one season to the next can take both a physical and emotional toll. Knowing that there … Learn More » “Game-Changing Off-Season Injury Repair”

Ehlers-Danlos & Joint Hypermobility Syndroms

Prolotherapy Effective for Ehlers-Danlos & Joint Hypermobility Syndromes

Posted on August 9 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (EDS/JHS) affects 1 in 5,000 people in the US. The condition is either inherited from a parent or caused by a genetic mutation. The hallmark traits of this affliction are connective tissue abnormalities or defects in the proteins that … Learn More » “Prolotherapy Effective for Ehlers-Danlos & Joint Hypermobility Syndromes”