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Jul 25, 2021

PRP to Treat Hand Arthritis

Hand and wrist osteoarthritis can be helped with platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections.

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Jul 11, 2021

Treatment of Partial and Full Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears with Bone Marrow Concentrate and Platelet Products Compared to Exercise Therapy

Determining the integrity of the rotator cuff tendons is essential in deciding between surgical and non-surgical management. Typically we do not consider full thickness tears candidates for orthobiologic injections, but

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Jul 10, 2021

New Studies Show PRP Injections Accelerate Pain Relief and Improve Range of Motion in Patients With Adhesive Capsulitis

In some patient adhesive capsulitis will not respond to traditional treatments. In recent studies, PRP injections were found to be effective in both pain and disability, and showed improvements in a restricted shoulder

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Jul 10, 2021

Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells for Medial Meniscus Tears: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) is a safe and reliable source of mesenchymal stem cells, and one of the few forms of stem cell delivery in compliance with the US FDA guidelines. A randomized, double-blind,

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Jul 10, 2021

Are PRP injections better than corticosteroid injections for plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain due to degenerative changes to the plantar fascia. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, PRP was found to be more effective in relieving pain and improving

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Jul 10, 2021

Bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) stem cells for Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis is common. Bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) injections are a reliable source of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). In this systematic review, bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells were

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Jul 10, 2021

Orthobiologics and Stem Cells for the Treatment of Meniscal Tears: What is the Evidence?

In recent randomized controlled studies, meniscus surgery was no better than nonoperative treatment. Due to limitations in surgical management, there is a trend toward trying to maintain as much vital meniscal tissue as

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Jul 07, 2021

Intrameniscal Injections: Are Percutaneous Orthobiologic Injections a Feasible Option for Meniscal Tears?

The meniscus is essential to a health knee joint, and acts as a shock absorber and helps stabilize the joint. An injury to the meniscus can impact the joint and increase load on the cartilage predisposing patients to

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Jul 05, 2021

Micro-fragmented adipose tissue (Lipogems) is an efficacious treatment option for patients with degenerative arthritis and degenerative meniscal tears

Degenerative meniscus tears are a common and associated with knee osteoarthritis. Surgery for degenerative meniscus tears remains controversial, and there remains a lack of treatment alternatives for patients who have

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Jul 04, 2021

Is minimally invasive trigger finger surgery safe?

When trigger fingers do not resolve with conservative treatment (NSAIDs, therapy, cortisone injections) patient are often offered surgery. A recent prospective study by Colberg et al. showed a 97% success rate with a

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