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. The current orthopedic landscape that many people face is one … Learn More » “Total Knee Replacement Surgeries Increasingly Scrutinized — Regenerative Medicine Provides A Safe and Effective Alternative”
by Dr. Dhai Barr, N.D. “As we age we sink, we sag and we wrinkle” —so says the aesthetic doctor “I regret taking such good care of my skin” —said no one ever The key to facial rejuvenation is to restore the original shape of … Learn More » “5 Ways to Reverse Aging Skin Naturally”
An alternative to replacement surgery for ending shoulder pain by Dr. Noel Peterson Chronic shoulder pain is the third most prominent cause of disability behind low back and neck pain. When current standard non-surgical methods fail, there are few viable options available other than shoulder … Learn More » “Chronic Shoulder Pain Study: Adipose Stem Cell Injection Instead of Surgery”
The following are links to research and outside articles in the area of Regenerative Medicine Efficacy of Intra-articular Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections in Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review Refractory Shoulder Pain with Osteoarthritis, and Rotator Cuff Tear, Treated With Micro-Fragmented Adipose Tissue Regeneration of Cartilage in … Learn More » “Research & Articles on 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”
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.
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”
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”
Glucosamine, chondroitin and prolotherapy are an effective combination for knee pain.
How Prolotherapy Saved my Future By: Alp Goldsmith About 20 years ago I was told by hand surgeons that my thumb joints were degenerating from progressive arthritis and that I would soon not be able to use them and there was little they could do … Learn More » “How Prolotherapy Saved My Hands and Feet from Arthritis”