Over 90% of sports injuries don’t require surgery. So why go to a surgeon?

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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 had worsened to the point that 2 years ago he began seeing orthopedic surgeons.  After physiotherapy and acupuncture had failed, all three surgeons had […]

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Stem cells build cartilage better with weight loss

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Stem cells are better able to build cartilage after weight loss. Research published in the International Journal of Obesity in November of 2012 has found that obesity caused by diet can alter the health of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). Researchers demonstrated that stem cells build cartilage better if MSCs are harvested from adipose of lean mice. […]

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Stem Cell Therapy : Fountain of Youth for Joints?

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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 cell therapy. I have a damaged disc in my neck […]

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

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 […]

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How to Heal Your Body in a Matter of Weeks: Same-Day Adult Stem Cell Procedure

By: Dr. Noel Peterson Stem cell procedures are getting more coverage in mainstream media.  As a therapy that can help heal joint injuries and chronic pain in one short, same-day procedure, they can be a viable alternative to surgery that takes place right here in our Lake Oswego office. The procedure we use has a high […]

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Healing from Within: Same-Day Adult Stem Cell Procedure

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 Nature You can think of adipose tissue as a nursery […]

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

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 patients own adipose (fat) tissue,in a same day procedure.  Adipose-derived MSCs (AD-MSCs) have many advantages over other tissue sources. When combined with PRP, these cells exhibit several advantages for therapeutic […]

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

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 damaged tissue can assist the body to naturally regenerate and repair joint tissue. […]

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

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, osteoarthritis, cartilage loss, and other degenerative conditions. The majority of […]

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