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Knee Osteoarthritis: Timing is Everything

Posted on November 19 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM Carl’s x-rays showed he had early-stage, grade 1 or 2 knee osteoarthritis (KOA). He was a 42-year-old accountant who relished his time spent outdoors. He loved his daily walks, skiing, and biking. He kept his fitness up by working … Learn More » “Knee Osteoarthritis: Timing is Everything”

Dr Dhai Barr administering PRP filler

PRP Filler: About-Face on Aging

Posted on September 23 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Dhai Barr PRP filler is a safe and cost-effective technique which uses autologous growth factors (harvested from your own blood) to help rejuvenate your skin and reverse the aging process. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) naturally stimulates your skin to manufacture more collagen and … Learn More » “PRP Filler: About-Face on Aging”

Collagen Induction Therapy with PRP Microneedling: Restore Your Skin Naturally

Posted on July 29 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

by Dr. Dhai Barr It’s true that as you age you lose the collagen that forms the structure and volume of your skin. Without this collagen, gravity wins and your skin begins to sag and wrinkle. Fortunately, platelet rich plasma (PRP) microneedling can rebuild your … Learn More » “Collagen Induction Therapy with PRP Microneedling: Restore Your Skin Naturally”

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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

Good question. Yet most injured athletes end up seeing a surgeon. Like Mark, who 10 years earlier had injured his right knee in a mountain bike fall. His pain and disability had worsened to the point that 2 years ago he began to consult with … 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 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 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 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”