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shoulder arthritis

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”

partial rotator cuff tears

Partial Rotator Cuff Tears: Let’s Actually Fix Them

Posted on August 13 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Samuel G. Oltman, ND Shoulder pain affects about 3.3 million Americans at any given time. Rotator cuff tendinopathy of the supraspinatus is the most common cause of the pain, found in 85% of symptomatic individuals1. Surgery is thought to “fix” these partial rotator … Learn More » “Partial Rotator Cuff Tears: Let’s Actually Fix Them”

treatment gap during CO-19VID

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?”

negative stem cell therapy reviews ignore all the positive outcomes

Negative Stem Cell Therapy Reviews: Debunking the Debunkers

Posted on October 2 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Contrary to negative stem cell therapy reviews, the truth is that there are 1000’s of published studies supporting the science and clinical effectiveness of adipose and bone marrow stem cells,  and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to treat a wide range of conditions. A few of these … Learn More » “Negative Stem Cell Therapy Reviews: Debunking the Debunkers”

Dr. Noel Peterson demonstrating stem cell results for patient with knee OA

Adipose Tissue Biocellular Results: How much can you improve?

Posted on August 5 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Samuel G. Oltman, ND  We have compiled our adipose tissue and cell treatment results for 6-month patient outcomes in 2017-2018, and the benefits are clear. The following statistics are for autologous adipose derived tissue grafts. Adipose is an ideal harvest tissue because, in … Learn More » “Adipose Tissue Biocellular Results: How much can you improve?”

Avoiding total knee replacement surgery with prolotherapy

Total Knee Replacement Surgeries Increasingly Scrutinized — Regenerative Medicine Provides a Safe and Effective Alternative

Posted on June 10 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Samuel G. Oltman, ND A recent New York Times article brings to light the high rate of unjustified total knee replacement surgeries and the lack of alternatives patients face to reduce their pain. Most patients are told that if physical therapy is not … Learn More » “Total Knee Replacement Surgeries Increasingly Scrutinized — Regenerative Medicine Provides a Safe and Effective Alternative”

Shoulder pain can be treated with adult stem cells

Chronic Shoulder Pain Study: Adipose Biocellular Tissue Injection Instead of Surgery?

Posted on March 26 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

An alternative to replacement surgery for ending shoulder pain by Dr. Noel Peterson Chronic shoulder pain is the third most prominent cause of disability behind low back and neck pain. When current standard non-surgical methods fail, there are few viable options available other than shoulder … Learn More » “Chronic Shoulder Pain Study: Adipose Biocellular Tissue Injection Instead of Surgery?”

Demonstrated cartilage growth on MRI 3 weeks after Autologous Adipose stem cell injection

More evidence of knee cartilage growth after Adipose Biocellular tissue injection.

Posted on March 10 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

In this study showing evidence of knee cartilage growth after autologous adipose tissue injection, Dr. Jaewoo Pak and colleagues enrolled three patients: an 87-year-old female with stage 3 OA, a 68-year-old male with stage 3 OA, and a 60-year-old female with stage 3 OA, were included. … Learn More » “More evidence of knee cartilage growth after Adipose Biocellular tissue injection.”

Severe osteoarthritis treatment with adult stem cell regeneration at Oregon Regenerative Medicine Portland

Cellular medicine provides alternative to joint replacement surgery

Posted on February 25 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

The majority of our patients with severe osteoarthritis are able to avoid the need for total hip and total knee replacement surgery, as long as they are treated before the onset of total joint destruction. Clinical trials demonstrate that even bone-on-bone arthritis responds well to … Learn More » “Cellular medicine provides alternative to joint replacement surgery”

Non surgical treatment options for sports injuries at Oregon Regenerative Medicine in Portland

Over 90% of sports injuries don’t require surgery. So why go to a surgeon?

Posted on February 25 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Good question. Yet most injured athletes end up seeing a surgeon. Like Mark, who 10 years earlier had injured his right knee in a mountain bike fall. His pain and disability had worsened to the point that 2 years ago he began to consult with … Learn More » “Over 90% of sports injuries don’t require surgery. So why go to a surgeon?”