Can stem cell therapy repair and regenerate cartilage inside your knee

Stem cell therapy works in a multi-factorial way. Stem cells repair, stem cells regenerate, and stem cells communicate. Communication is one of the key but less understood functions of stem cell therapy. In this communication aspect, newly introduced stem cells (those introduced in stem cell therapy injections) can mobilize stem cells already in your knee

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Tennis Knee and Tennis Hip

Many tennis players take lessons on how to improve their open forehand stance and generate power on the return. As research has shown the open stance forehand is a pretty traumatic service and it can significantly impact the knee and hip. Over time the open forehand stroke can be a contributing factor in the development

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Is Your Knee Brace Helping?

It is difficult to convince a patient that a knee brace will not provide the comfort and support they anticipate in their situation when so many televised sporting events will show a superstar athlete with their knee wrapped in tape or ace bandage and in some instances wearing an obvious brace. However, it can be

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How long do stem cell treatments last?

When a patient comes into our office and we have made a realistic determination that they are a stem cell candidate, the patient will often ask, “How long does the stem cell treatment last?” Most times I will have a good idea why they are asking the question. The reason is because nothing they have

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Stem cell and PRP treatments for tendinopathy

I frequently see patients with an MRI of a tendon tear or an MRI of a problem of chronic tendinopathy. Tendinopathy is a more recent term to describe a chronic pathology of a tendon that causes pain. The problem of Tendinopathy can be It is divided into two broad categories: Tendinitis means inflammation of the

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Traumeel injection information

In his 2011 paper published in the International journal of general medicine, (1) Christian Schneider, MD, Ph.D., explains Traumeel injections as an alternative to Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Medicines. He describes the treatment in this way. “Traumeel is a fixed combination of diluted plant and mineral extracts. It has been available over the counter in Germany for over

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