PRP stimulates hair growth in men and women

Hair restoration for men and women in Portland

by Dr. Dhai Barr What is PRP Hair Restoration? Studies published over the last 10-years have found PRP injection to be an effective treatment to stimulate new hair growth in both men and women. PRP, or Platelet Rich Plasma, is a treatment that uses growth factors derived and concentrated from the patient’s own blood in our lab. […]

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Stay Fit with the Slow Burn Fitness Revolution

How can 30 minutes of exercise twice a week turn back your genetic clock, make new brain cells, save your heart, and prevent osteoarthritis? Noel Peterson, ND Of all the lifestyle factors affecting longevity, exercise continues to lead the pack. In fact, researchers with the Veterans Affairs recently completed a study of 15,860 men, and found […]

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Old Man Knees- A Testimonial to Prolotherapy

A 23-year-old is thankful to have his knees back I’m 23 years old. I saw Dr. Peterson for prolo about a year ago on the suggestion of my grandparents, both of which are very active and had had success with him treating their joints. For 9 or 10 years I had been experiencing knee problems. […]

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PRP: The Natural, Non-Surgical Facelift

What can be more natural than your own blood cells?  By Dr. Dhai Barr In 2006, Dr. Noel Peterson began to incorporate PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma or Autologous Platelet Concentrates) to restore function in joints and ligaments. Since then, he has treated hundreds of patients and performed thousands of regenerative injections, treating injuries and arthritis […]

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Lifestyle Changes Can Prevent or Even Reverse Prostate Cancer

One fall day almost 20 years ago my father called me from his island home in the Florida Keys: “The
 weather’s been great down here. We had a lucky day fishing off the reef. Caught a Dorado, and 
we’ll filet and put it on the barbeque later.” My dad had an understated way of describing […]

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Prolotherapy Most Effective in Sacroiliac Pain

One of the most common causes of low back pain is sacroiliac sprain, and Prolotherapy and PRP injections continue to be the most effective and definitive treatment I have seen in my 30+ years of practice. Sacroiliac, iliolumbar, and lumbosacral ligaments are easily sprained and overstretched, destabilizing the lower back. Instability triggers spasms of the muscles […]

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Optimum Testosterone Levels Give Men the Mental Edge

Dr Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM We know that optimal levels of the male sex hormone testosterone can play an important role in healthy sexual function in men, especially as they age. Testosterone also appears to improve the function of the brain, and may even help to protect against age-related dementia. Researchers in the Rancho Bernardo […]

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Large Scale Study Links Depression to Low Testosterone

Large Scale Study Links Depression to Low Testosterone Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM The male hormone testosterone may keep men happy in more ways than one. Besides enhancing sex drive, we know that testosterone helps build muscle mass, preserves bone strength, lowers cholesterol, improves mental performance. Now a new study, the first of its kind […]

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Low Testosterone in Men: Andropause is More Common Than You Think

What is andropause or male menopause? Andropause occurs in men when there is a steep decline in the anabolic hormones testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). This drop in hormones is common in men after age 40. How do I know if testosterone is low? Fatigue, memory loss, cognitive decline, depression. Lack of sex drive, difficulty achieving […]

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Regenerative Injection Therapy with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Since 1999, when Dr. Noel Peterson began treating patients with Prolotherapy in Portland and Lake Oswego, Oregon, he has had the opportunity to integrate the latest prolotherapy techniques and innovations into his practice. One of these innovations is the use of Platelet Rich Plasma matrix grafts, or PRP for short. What is Platelet Rich Plasma? […]

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