Platelet-rich-plasma therapy is proving useful in injection form for painful joint conditions and chronic soft tissue injuries. And because it is a natural, safe and effective way to treat conditions we previously treated with surgery and opioid regiments, research and development is always underway. The
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PRP or Stem Cells: Which Is Better?
When it comes to regenerative medicine, patients suffering from pain or a joint-related injury usually wonder if it’s best to have PRP therapy or stem cell treatment. In many cases, both of these treatments are lumped together and described in a similar way. And while
Stem Cell Therapy for Pain and Degenerative Disease
According to WebMD, more than 100,000 Americans are suffering from chronic pain – and this number is only growing. Chronic pain is classified as a type of pain that lasts for a long period of time, with researchers believing that up to 55% of people
Are Cortisone Injections Dangerous?
Cortisone is a potent anti-inflammatory that is said to offer quick pain-relief that lasts for days to months or even years. It’s can be injected directly into a joint and is often used for arthritis. However, cortisone injections are not without risk. A recent review
Dry Needling and Trigger Point Hands-On Workshop November 13 – 15, 2015
For Pain in Upper Back, Lower Back, and Pelvis. Applications for Platelet Rich Plasma. Hal Blatman, MD, Kyle Danemayer, PT (Blatman Health and Wellness Center) & TriHealth REGISTER NOW Registration deadline is October 31, 2015. Please call Caity King at 513-956-3200 x 4 for registration information. Target Audience: MD’s, DO’s, ND’s,
Statin Use and Tendon Injuries
Statin medications have been prescribed for people with cholesterol problems long enough for generics to be available. During this time there have been varying reports with regard to their benefits as well as their dangers. Most doctors know to look for liver problems and muscle