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”
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.”
Studies have shown that the main therapeutic effects of PRP and stem-cell therapies rely on the delivery of a high concentration of bioactive growth factors, which stimulate repair and regeneration.
NSAIDS inhibit the ability of Platelet Rich Plasma to stimulate tissue repair. Reporting in the June 2015 issue of Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine, Dr. Gert Schppinger and colleagues at the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery in Graz, Austria showed that NSAIDS inhibit … Learn More » “Platelet Rich Plasma ability to heal inhibited by OTC pain relievers”
By: Dr. Noel Peterson In a 2-year clinical trial, researchers from the Bioresearch Foundation of Milan, Italy, studied and treated 93 patients with advancing osteoarthritis pain of one or both knees who were otherwise candidates for arthroscopic surgery. Then, instead of surgery, they treated all … Learn More » “Avoiding Knee Surgery: 2-year PRP Study Confirms Cartilage Repair in Osteoarthritis of the Knee”