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Taking NSAIDS has been shown to more than double the risk of total knee replacement

Doc Talks: OTC pain meds, the good, the bad and the alternatives. January 11, 6:30 PM

Posted on December 27 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Do NSAIDS increase the risk of total knee replacement? Americans take 30 Billion doses of OTC pain meds a year. Taking NSAIDS has been shown to more than double the risk of total knee replacement. The overall impact of NSAIDS on our nation’s health has been … Learn More » “Doc Talks: OTC pain meds, the good, the bad and the alternatives. January 11, 6:30 PM”

Avoid using NSAIDs for at least 5-days prior to PRP treatment at Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Platelet Rich Plasma ability to heal inhibited by OTC pain relievers

Posted on November 14 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

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 … Learn More » “Platelet Rich Plasma ability to heal inhibited by OTC pain relievers”

Stem cells build cartilage better after weight loss

Stem cells build cartilage better with weight loss

Posted on November 14 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

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 … Learn More » “Stem cells build cartilage better with weight loss”

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Back to school means surge in concussion risk

Posted on October 14 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Follow up care found to be inadequate A 6-year study made by Blue-Cross Blue Shield found that the diagnoses of concussion have increased 43 percent from 2010 through 2015 in the U.S. Additionally, concussion diagnoses spiked 71 percent for patients ages 10 through 19 during the … Learn More » “Back to school means surge in concussion risk”

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Stem Cell Therapy : Fountain of Youth for Joints?

Posted on November 1 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 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”