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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, 2018 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Over 90% of sports injuries don’t require surgery. So why go to a surgeon? Good question. Yet most injured athletes end up seeing a surgeon. Like Nate, who 10 years earlier had injured his right hip in a dirt bike fall. His pain and disability … Learn More » “Over 90% of sports injuries don’t require surgery. So why go to a surgeon?”

Hair restoration for men and women in Portland

PRP stimulates hair growth in men and women

Posted on January 18, 2017 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

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 … Learn More » “PRP stimulates hair growth in men and women”

Repair knee cartilage loss with Platelet Rich Plasma

Does PRP repair knee OA? Another study says yes!

Posted on January 18, 2017 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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Stem Cell Therapy : Fountain of Youth for Joints?

Posted on November 1, 2015 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 » “Stem Cell Therapy : Fountain of Youth for Joints?”

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

Posted on January 14, 2015 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 Adult Stem Cell Procedure

Posted on January 13, 2015 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

By: Dr. Noel Peterson Our same-day adult stem cell procedure 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 … Learn More » “Healing from Within: Same-Day Adult Stem Cell Procedure”

When are your own cells considered a “new drug” by the FDA?

Posted on December 15, 2014 By Kama Wilson

That’s a good question.  It appears the Agency considers that your very own cells and tissues need to be regulated as if they were drugs being manufactured in the doctor’s office. This is wrong and tries to obscure two simple facts: Your own cells when used to heal and … Learn More » “When are your own cells considered a “new drug” by the FDA?”

Adipose Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells, and How They Can Heal Joint Injuries

Posted on December 5, 2014 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

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

The Science of How Adult Stem Cell Therapy Can Repair Damaged Joints

Posted on December 5, 2014 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

By: Dr. Noel Peterson Since 2012, we have been using adult stem cells in an FDA compliant protocol of Regenerative Injection Therapy. Scientists have known for years how combining a person’s own stem cells with PRP (platelet rich plasma) and injecting them directly into the damaged tissue … Learn More » “The Science of How Adult Stem Cell Therapy Can Repair Damaged Joints”

Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy as an Alternative to Joint Replacement Surgery: Are You the Right Candidate?

Posted on November 12, 2014 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

By: Dr. Noel Peterson Stem Cell Therapy, when combined with Platelet Rich Plasma, offers you the best alternative to hip and knee joint replacement. Most of our patients come to Oregon Regenerative Medicine facing joint surgery or replacement due to common tendon ligament and bone injuries, … Learn More » “Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy as an Alternative to Joint Replacement Surgery: Are You the Right Candidate?”