Will The Face Of Football Change Forever?

A few days ago I was watching ESPN before the Miami Heat game started. I heard a disturbing story concerning one of my favorite sports. This story concerned a lawsuit filed by two thousand former NFL players against the NFL. In the suit the players stated that the NFL intentionally hid the the effects and…

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Why are Antioxidants Important?

Everyone talks about antioxidants but few people really understand what they are and what they do. What antioxidants try to accomplish is to neutralize a free radical. The following diagram illustrates what a free radical is and how it functions. A free radical comes from our use of oxygen. Unfortunately almost all life requires oxygen…

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ACL Injuries to Repair or Not Repair

Here is an abstract that was sent to me by the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons) of which I am a member. The abstract is as follows: Abstract Objective To compare, in young active adults with an acute anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear, the mid-term (five year) patient reported and radiographic outcomes between those…

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Electricity and Stem Cells

Does electricity make a difference for stem cells? We have been intrigued by electricity and its use in the body for centuries. I first became aware of the use of electricity in the field of stem cells with my work with the Bionicare brace. The Bionicare brace was created at Johns Hopkins Univ. and the…

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Zombie Cells?

Recently I was at a meeting giving some lectures and I met a representative from a company that produces placenta and amnionic growth factors. The company shall remain nameless. What he was telling me was what I have heard from a number of physicians. There is a perception out there the that these products have…

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IBOM Meeting 2014

I recently returned from giving a few lectures at the International Biologics Orthopedic Meeting in Mumbai, India. This was an excellent meeting with many superb speakers from both India and international. The air trip is not much fun (20 hours each way) but the camaraderie makes up for it. This was a meeting essentially for…

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Joint Jelly

Joint Jelly is a propriety process that we have been working upon at our clinic. We have trademarked the name and are patenting the process. We have taken aspects of aesthetics and orthopedics and combined them to make gelatinous mixture of specific components of the plasma with components of collagen and we are tailoring it…

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