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 for Joints and Crohn’s Disease

John is a 48-year-old Caucasian male with a history of joint disease secondary to trauma suffered as a collegiate athlete. He loves playing catch with his sons, but his Acromioclavicular (AC joint) arthritis, as well as a right shoulder cartilage tear, made this father and son playtime a painful event to endure. An X-ray revealed [Read More]

The 2016 Innovator of the Year is a Regenerative Medicine Physician

Regenerative medicine continues to become more mainstream and available to the general population, which has major implications for achieving health and wellness in the fact of major obstacles. Perhaps nothing indicates the growth of regenerative medicine quite like Anthony Atala, M.D., the director of Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), being named the 2016 [Read More]

What’s the Market for Regenerative Medicine?

Regenerative medicine can potentially treat any ailment that afflicts the human body. The ability to repair, regenerate and replace tissue means that injury, disease, and the natural aging process are all conceivably treatable or reversible. This field of medicine holds particular promise in degenerative disorders. Widespread applications of regenerative medicine across body systems—neurology, cardiology, dermatology, [Read More]

The Sooner the Better: Early Action is Key in Regenerative Medicine

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This is a unique time in the history of medicine. Regenerative medicine is entering its renaissance period. Exciting research is underway. Giant leaps are being made in understanding the human body. Scientists at Stanford are helping stroke patients confined to wheelchairs walk again. Stunning advances in 3-D organ printing are making artificial hearts, kidneys, and [Read More]

Vatican Hosts International Conference on Regenerative Medicine

In what is being recorded as a historic event, the Vatican is hosting a three-day international conference on regenerative medicine. The conference will take place at the end of April this year in an effort to rally the world’s attention to the power of stem cells as a means of vanquishing disease, reducing suffering around [Read More]

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