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Dr. Noel Peterson demonstrating stem cell results for patient with knee OA

Stem Cell Results: How much can you improve?

Posted on August 5 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Samuel G. Oltman, ND We have compiled our stem cell results for 6-month patient outcomes in 2017-2018, and the benefits are clear. The following stem cell statistics are for autologous adipose derived stem cells. Adipose is an ideal harvest tissue because, in addition … Learn More » “Stem Cell Results: How much can you improve?”

Syringes filled with platelet rich plasma

PRP: 5 Ways To Harness Your Self-Healing Power

Posted on July 22 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Samuel G. Oltman, N.D. Platelet Rich Plasma, more commonly known as PRP, is an emerging therapy in many different fields of medicine. At ORM, we have pioneered the use of PRP for musculoskeletal pain and orthopedics. For over 15 years, Dr. Noel Peterson … Learn More » “PRP: 5 Ways To Harness Your Self-Healing Power”

Avoiding total knee replacement surgery with prolotherapy

Total Knee Replacement Surgeries Increasingly Scrutinized — Regenerative Medicine Provides a Safe and Effective Alternative

Posted on June 10 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Samuel G. Oltman, ND A recent New York Times article brings to light the high rate of unjustified total knee replacement surgeries and the lack of alternatives patients face to reduce their pain. Most patients are told that if physical therapy is not … Learn More » “Total Knee Replacement Surgeries Increasingly Scrutinized — Regenerative Medicine Provides a Safe and Effective Alternative”

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 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?”

Repair knee cartilage loss with Platelet Rich Plasma

Does PRP repair knee OA? Another study says yes!

Posted on January 18 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!”

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

Posted on December 5 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”

stem cell therapy doctors at Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy as an alternative to joint replacement surgery: Are you the right candidate?

Posted on November 12 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM, Dr. Sam Oltman, ND Our patients typically come to us with injuries to their knees, meniscus tears, MCL injuries, and ACL injuries. They present with labrum and rotator cuff tears to their shoulders, hip labrum tears, and painful osteoarthritis of … Learn More » “Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy as an alternative to joint replacement surgery: Are you the right candidate?”

Dr. Noel Peterson practices the slow burn fitness workouts to stay in shape for water sports

Stay Fit with the Slow Burn Fitness Revolution

Posted on September 26 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

How can 30 minutes of exercise twice a week turn back your genetic clock, make new brain cells, save your heart, and prevent osteoarthritis? Dr. Noel Peterson, Oregon Regenerative Medicine Medical Director Of all the lifestyle factors affecting longevity, exercise continues to lead the pack. … Learn More » “Stay Fit with the Slow Burn Fitness Revolution”

young man's knees next to sparkling swimming pool

Old Man Knees- A Testimonial to Prolotherapy

Posted on September 25 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

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 … Learn More » “Old Man Knees- A Testimonial to Prolotherapy”

knee pain, avoiding knee surgery, knee osteoarthritis

Arthritis and Knee Pain: The Best Solution is Not Drugs or Surgery

Posted on December 14 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Osteoarthritis of the knee is a worrisome problem for millions of Americans, and the pharmaceutical giants know it. While effective non-drug and non-surgical treatments for knee pain like Prolotherapy and Platelet Rich Plasma PRP get little media attention, multiple billions are spent advertising drugs on … Learn More » “Arthritis and Knee Pain: The Best Solution is Not Drugs or Surgery”