A Quick Laser Review

Lasers and light energy are taking on increased importance in the world of stem cell and PRP injections.  There is now very good scientific evidence of the effect of light energy on various aspects of the stem cell field.  I believe light energy will become a new paradigm  in the use of stem cells for…

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How PRP Therapy Originated

At one time medical professionals thought the only purpose of platelets was to form a clot in order to heal cuts and other injuries. This is only a small part of the whole picture. Another crucially important function of platelets is the release of various growth factors responsible for almost all repair processes that occur…

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Institute of Regenerative Medicine Introduces MaxxStem

Institute of Regenerative Medicine is introducing MaxxStem™, a state-of-the-art, non-surgical procedure which helps to eliminate joint, tendon and muscle pain by transferring Stem Cells to where they are needed. MaxxStem™ decreases inflammation and pain, which leads to improved function and mobility. You could regain your active lifestyle without painful surgery, lengthy recovery, or expensive medications.…

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What Works Better Fat Or Bone Marrow Stem Cells?

Recently a patient e-mailed me that he discovered an article ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23694810 )that stated fat stem cells ( AT-MSCs) were much more effective than bone marrow stem cells (BM-MSCs). It seems that this has been an ongoing controversy for years. The patient felt relieved that he could get a treatment to improve his knee by…

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Cytokines Therapy

Cytokines therapy is a subject that has been talked about on a number of occasions. I could do a blog on cytokines every day of the year and still not run out of material. Cytokine therapy involves the use of signaling molecules which allow the body to repair itself. When our body is not able…

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Shockwave Therapy

Extracorporal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) is something that has been around for awhile but I suspect it will be coming into its own. I believe it will be taking increasing importance in the stem cell field. As an orthopedic surgeon I used this therapy a number of years ago for both tennis elbow and heel…

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