The Top 5 Reasons to Have a Regenerative Injection

Regenerative injections, also known as orthobiologic injections, include platelet-rich plasma (PRP), amniotic membrane and fluid, alpha-2 macroglobulin and mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) 1)      Cortisone has not gotten the job done– corticosteroid injections are potent anti-inflammatories and can be effective in treating inflammatory conditions, but these have either zero or even a detrimental effect on healing. Most [Read More]

Stem Cells to Treat Unborn Babies with Debilitating Genetic Disease

osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) PRP treatment

In a preemptive approach to treat a debilitating genetic disease, scientists in Germany and the United States are planning clinical trials to use stem cell therapy to treat osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) in ailing fetuses. Occurring in about one in 20,000 live births, OI is the result of a gene mutation that leads to a deficiency [Read More]

A Sports Injury Case Study: Why PRP Works

pulled hamstring muscle PRP

When John, a former college football player who now works on Wall Street, pulled a hamstring while sprinting around the Central Park reservoir, his orthopedic surgeon did not recommend PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy. The doctor cited recent study results that revealed that patients who get PRP do not heal any faster than those who do [Read More]

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