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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?”

Stem cells build cartilage better after weight loss

Stem cells build cartilage better with weight loss

Posted on November 14 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Adipose biocellular tissue grafts 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 … Learn More » “Stem cells build cartilage better with weight loss”

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Adipose Tissue Grafts : 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 » “Adipose Tissue Grafts : 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”

How to Heal Your Joints in a Matter of Weeks: Same-Day Adipose Tissue Graft Procedure

Posted on January 14 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

By: Dr. Noel Peterson Biocellular and stec celll 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 … Learn More » “How to Heal Your Joints in a Matter of Weeks: Same-Day Adipose Tissue Graft Procedure”

Healing from Within: Same-Day Adipose Tissue Graft

Posted on January 13 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

By: Dr. Noel Peterson Our same-day adipose tissue graft 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 … Learn More » “Healing from Within: Same-Day Adipose Tissue Graft”

When are your own cells considered a “new drug” by the FDA?

Posted on December 15 By Kama Wilson

That’s a good question.  It appears the Agency considers that your very own cells and tissues need to be regulated as if they were drugs being manufactured in the doctor’s office. This is wrong and tries to obscure two simple facts: Your own cells when used to heal and … Learn More » “When are your own cells considered a “new drug” by the FDA?”

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 derived from a patient’s own adipose (fat) tissue,in a same-day procedure.  Adipose-derived tissues have many advantages over other tissue sources. When combined … Learn More » “Adipose Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells, and How They Can Heal Joint Injuries”

The Science of How Adipose Cell Therapy Can Repair Damaged Joints

Posted on December 5 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

By: Dr. Noel Peterson Since 2012, we have been using adipose tissue grafts 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 the damaged tissue … Learn More » “The Science of How Adipose Cell Therapy Can Repair Damaged Joints”

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