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6 July 2015
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I Have Knee Pain and A Torn Meniscus…Now What?

6 July 2015, Comments: 0

This is a frequent occurrence in any clinic treating patients with knee pain: A middle aged patient develops pain in a knee. Patient goes to an orthopedic surgeon who orders an MRI scan of that knee. MRI scan gets done and it shows a tear in a meniscus.  (The meniscus is a C-shaped piece of cartilage located inside the knee […]


2 July 2015
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Does Estrogen Maintain Stem Cells?

2 July 2015, Comments: 0

We have stem cells in all our tissues. Stem cells, cells with the capacity to differentiate into a variety of other cells and replicate, are necessary in order to repair tissue as it suffers daily damage. Without stem cells, tissue repair in our bodies wouldn’t be possible, and we wouldn’t be able to stay alive for long. A decline in […]


30 June 2015
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Can Stem Cell Therapy Relieve Chronic Low Back Pain?

30 June 2015, Comments: 0

We just received this letter from one of our patients who was treated with stem cell therapy for chronic low back pain: “My Name is Jeanne B. I am a 67 years old woman with high energy and a zest for life. I am very athletic and have participated in softball, golf, billiards, travel, yard work, playing cards, and more. Several […]


25 June 2015
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Progress Report of Non-Surgical Rotator Cuff Repair

25 June 2015, Comments: 0

Rotator cuff repair surgery results are not that great. Several published studies, including this one, have shown that outcomes are not much better with surgery than without. Large tears tend not to heal well, and re-tears are common. Even after “successful” surgeries patients may not recover full range of motion and end up with limited strength and function of the […]


21 June 2015
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Stem Cell Therapy FDA Approved?

21 June 2015, Comments: 0

Is stem cell therapy FDA approved? This is one of the most frequent questions presented by our patients. This is an issue we have to address several times a week. I usually answer that question by asking patients if they have received other treatments, such as epidural injections, joint injections with corticosteroids, ACL repair surgeries, rotator cuff surgeries, etc., and […]


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