In this study, 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. All had significant findings of advanced osteoarthritis on MRI, all had significant disability with range of motion and walking, and all […]
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 the ability of platelets to stimulate tissue repair. In this […]
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 the patients (119 knees) with a course of 3 monthly […]