Most of the patients I see with excessive joint instability or joint hypermobility have already been diagnosed with Hypermobility spectrum disorders or hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Having received this diagnosis the challenge to them now is to find an appropriate treatment. In this article I will discuss stem cell therapy in treating hypermobile joints and spinal
There is a concern amongst doctors and patients as to the long-term use of corticosteroids in managing chronic back, neck, and joint pain. Cortisone injections can help many people, they can also provide potential harm to others. The debate over the detrimental effects of corticosteroids intensified during the COVID-19 surge as corticosteroids suppress immune response.
We are getting many emails from people who are waiting for a hip arthroscopic surgery or trying to find other solutions. They have a lot of pain, mostly a dull nuisance type pain that climbs in intensity when they try to do sports or sometimes while simply walking. Many have a hip that clicks, locks,
]This is an audio clip from Dr. Darrow’s weekly radio show. Dr. Darrow is responding to a person’s email asking about her husband. He is now in so much pain. The the worst is waking up. The pain is horrible but he gets up and goes to work. He gets no help with his pain.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) utilizes your own blood platelets to help create collagen and fill up sagging, loose, injured skin. PRP treatments involve collecting a small amount of your blood and spinning it in a centrifuge to separate the platelets from the red cells. The collected platelets are then injected back into the areas that
Traditional methods of treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome include wearing a splint at night or injections of cortisone to reduce swelling. If these measures are not successful, carpal tunnel release surgery, which sections the tough transverse carpal ligament and relieves pressure on the median nerve, may be performed. Despite some people having good success with surgery,
Dr. Darrow: I have always been interested in healing the body naturally. My name is Mark Darrow and I am a medical doctor. My residency training was at UCLA and I’ve been doing regenerative medicine for over 20 years I work on joints tendons ligaments everywhere on the body. I don’t know the exact amount,
Some golfers like to get that extra bit of exercise of the course by not only walking the course, but carrying their own bags as well. However, carrying a 20-25 pound bag while walking a couple of miles over a course can cause significant chronic pain. In golfers much has been made about the golf
This article has been updated with new research findings on PRP injections and low back pain. In 2019 we published our study on the effectiveness of PRP treatments for the patient for chronic low back pain. The study appears in the journal Cogent Medicine.(1) This research gives an insight into what level of treatment success
The application of blood platelets for hair restoration is sometimes difficult to understand in the context of the many hair restoration products available. At our Institute we like to present the science to show you theoretically how this works at the cellular and molecular level. This science comes from leading research institutes and publications. This