Dr. Noel Peterson administering stem cell treatment to alleviate joint pain in a patient's knee at Oregon Regenerative Medicine.

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 supports the use of orthobiologic therapy for joint preservation. Autologous Stem Cell and PRP injection therapies can offer an effective non-surgical treatment alternative to surgical joint replacement, especially at the earlier stages of joint deterioration.

What is Joint Preservation?

Joint preservation refers to the non-surgical treatment of joint degeneration and injuries, including hip, knee and shoulder pain. Joint preservation utilizes orthobiologic cellular therapies, including autologous stem cells and PRP, to repair and to restore normal function and as an alternative to joint replacement. While many clinics, including the Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic, now have orthobiologic centers, Oregon Regenerative Medicine remains the oldest and most trusted joint preservation orthobiologic therapy clinic in the Pacific Northwest. 

Often an injury, even a seemingly insignificant injury, can be linked to the cause of knee and hip pain. Or pain can come on for no apparent reason other than aging. 

Movement is an essential key to healthy longevity

No matter what your age, joint pain can impact your ability to move, and at Oregon Regenerative Medicine, we know that movement is an essential key to healthy longevity. So If you have pain that is recurrent, or weakness and  aching that affects your ability to be comfortable, productive, active and safe, now is the time to restore movement with non-surgical treatment, before it gets worse and joint replacement surgery becomes your only option.

At Oregon Regenerative Medicine, we pioneered the combination of stem cell and platelet rich plasma injections for severe osteoarthritis.

ORM has particular expertise in the field of regenerative medicine and cellular therapies. We pioneered the combination of stem cell and platelet rich plasma injections for osteoarthritis. For over 30 years, Oregon Regenerative Medicine has translated decades of scientific research into practical, effective biologic treatments for joint pain. If you have joint pain, schedule a consult and find out if you are a good candidate for orthobiologic joint preservation.

Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM, is the founder and medical director of Oregon Regenerative Medicine.


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