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.”
The Longevity of Stem Cell Injection Therapy: 2022 study review
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?”
Joint Pain Resolved with PRP & Stem Cell Therapies
Shoulder, hip and knee pain can involve every aspect of our lives – walking, climbing steps, playing sports, working – and even sleeping. Even though both knee and hip pain can worsen as we age, joint pain can affect anyone at any age. Scientific evidence … Learn More » “Joint Pain Resolved with PRP & Stem Cell Therapies”
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”
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?”
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?”
Wrist surgery? Not so fast! Stem cells proven effective
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”
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?”
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!”