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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?”

Repair knee cartilage loss with Platelet Rich Plasma

Does PRP repair knee OA? Another study says yes!

Posted on January 18 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Another study adds to the evidence that prp repairs arthritis of the knee  By Terrance Manning II, ND At Oregon Regenerative Medicine, we see PRP repair arthritis of the knee everyday. Despite a wealth of published clinical evidence, many physicians remain skeptical of the efficacy of PRP. Studies prove … Learn More » “Does PRP repair knee OA? Another study says yes!”

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Adipose Tissue Grafts : Fountain of Youth for Joints?

Posted on November 1 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Posted by Alex Paul I am 67 years old and still pursuing my sports of surfing and skiing. A variety of injuries and problems were slowing me down by age 64, but Dr. Peterson has literally worked a miracle in my life with prolotherapy and stem … Learn More » “Adipose Tissue Grafts : Fountain of Youth for Joints?”

Avoiding Knee Surgery: 2-year PRP Study Confirms Cartilage Repair in Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Posted on January 14 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

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”

Healing from Within: Same-Day Adipose Tissue Graft

Posted on January 13 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

By: Dr. Noel Peterson Our same-day adipose tissue graft is a natural regenerative treatment that can result in a wide range of benefits within a matter of weeks.  Read on to understand the procedure we use, and why it is so effective: The Healing Power of Nature … Learn More » “Healing from Within: Same-Day Adipose Tissue Graft”

Adipose Derived Mesenchymal Cells, and How They Help Heal Joint Injuries

Posted on December 5 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

By: Dr. Noel Peterson An integral part of a powerful form of Regenerative Injection Therapy, Mesenchymal Cells are self-renewing cells that can be derived from a patient’s own adipose (fat) tissue, in a same-day procedure.  Adipose-derived tissues have many advantages over other tissue sources. When combined … Learn More » “Adipose Derived Mesenchymal Cells, and How They Help Heal Joint Injuries”

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Regenerative Adipose Cell Therapy as an alternative to joint replacement surgery: Are you the right candidate?

Posted on November 12 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM, Dr. Sam Oltman, ND Our patients typically come to us with injuries to their knees, meniscus tears, MCL injuries, and ACL injuries. They present with labrum and rotator cuff tears to their shoulders, hip labrum tears, and painful osteoarthritis of … Learn More » “Regenerative Adipose Cell Therapy as an alternative to joint replacement surgery: Are you the right candidate?”

Prolotherapy: An Innovative Treatment That Can Heal Joints When Other Therapies Fail

Posted on November 12 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

By: Dr. Noel Peterson My patients often ask,  “Since platelet-rich plasma (PRP) Prolotherapy is the only treatment that has worked for my condition, why didn’t my doctor recommend it?” I believe that the primary reason is that the majority of doctors have never heard of … Learn More » “Prolotherapy: An Innovative Treatment That Can Heal Joints When Other Therapies Fail”