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Wrist Pain that Fails to Heal, Treatment with PRP and Stem Cell Therapy

Jun 06, 2013

Wrist Pain that Fails to Heal, Treatment with PRP and Stem Cell Therapy  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl   Wrist pain sometimes does not respond to conservative treatment. There are many potential causes. Arthritis, ligament injury, nerve injuries, and even Avascular Necrosis (AVN). Regenerative therapies such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy may be considered in these cases. Degenerative or osteoarthritis may occur in the wrist and entire hand. Isolated or predominate arthritis of the wrist…

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Both Knees Replaced Now What?

Jun 04, 2013

Both Knees Replaced Now What?  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Most individuals would rather avoid knee replacement. It is fairly common that both knees have extensive arthritis at the same time.  Some patients opt for both knees to be replaced at the same time. This has pros and cons, and definitely is more difficult in the short run. There are times when  both knees are replaced successfully, as well as one knee followed by the other. What about when…

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Shoulder Avascular Necrosis (AVN) and Stem Cells

May 31, 2013

Shoulder Avascular Necrosis (AVN) and Stem Cells  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater,FL Avascular necrosis (AVN) has many synonyms. Osteonecrosis, ischemic necrosis,  aseptic necrosis, bone infarction all refer to the same process. Avascular necrosis (AVN), refers to a condition in which the blood supply (vasculature) becomes disrupted and the region of bone that is supplied with that blood dies (necrosis). The terms osteo refers to bone and necrosis means cell death Thus, the term osteonecrosis. Ischemic and avascular both refer to…

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Ankle and Knee Injuries Hamper Tennis Stars

May 25, 2013

Ankle and Knee Injuries Hamper Tennis Stars Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Tennis is a demanding sport and joint and muscle problems are frequent complaints. Tennis star Novak Djokovic is hampered by an ankle injury that a recent MRI found without structural problems. Rafael Nadal has seen his share of knee problems. He has reportedly been diagnosed with a partially torn patellar tendon in his knee, and missed most of last season due to his knee. Nadal has also…

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T Regulatory Cells and Stem Cell Therapy: The T Rex of Helper Cells

May 10, 2013

T Regulatory Cells and Stem Cell Therapy: The T Rex of Helper Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Wouldn’t a giant of a cell that heals injuries be nice? Well our body possesses such creatures. They are called regulatory cells. In the stem cell world, they serve a giant function, they assist in repair pathways by secreting repair chemicals known as cytokines or interleukins. The body’s cells communicates with each other by signaling molecules. These signaling molecules or cytokines…

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TAMPA BAY FLORIDA DOCTOR DISCUSSES CHRONIC WRIST PAIN

Apr 30, 2013

     TAMPA BAY FLORIDA DOCTOR DISCUSSES CHRONIC WRIST PAIN, TFCC TEARS, AVN, REGENERATIVE THERAPY, PRP AND STEM CELL THERAPY Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Chronic wrist disorders are troubling for the patient whether it is their dominant hand or not. New horizons are focusing on regenerative therapies, biologics, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy for restorative and tissue repair effects. Wrist pain that fails to improve with conservative management may be the result of osteoarthritis, ligamentous injury,…

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Stem Cells for Your Brain? Skin Therapy not so fast for your Knee

Apr 24, 2013

Stem Cells for Your Brain? Skin Therapy not so fast for your Knee Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl The magazine Popular Science ran on it’s cover Stem Cells for All. The issue predicted stem cell breakthroughs for 2013. The article based this assertion on an earlier announced  study that transformed skin cells into neurons. The ability to turn abundant skin cells into another tissue is a energized topic as, this total or totipotent ability is what embryonic stem cells…

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Supraspinatus Tendon Tear: Shoulder Pain Treated with PRP and Stem Cell Therapy

Apr 13, 2013

Supraspinatus Tendon Tear: Shoulder Pain Treated with PRP and Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy are being used for a variety of shoulder problems. The rotator cuff is one of these shoulder problems that these regenerative therapies is used to treat by Dennis M. Lox, MD,. The rotator cuff is actually the tendinous insertion of 4 muscles muscles forming “a cuff” to protect the shoulder joint. One of these…

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Manning and Peterson Made the Pro Bowl After Sensational Injury Comebacks

Apr 10, 2013

Manning and Peterson Made the Pro Bowl After Sensational Injury Comebacks Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Professional football players, Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson have made the NFL Pro Bowl, following significant injuries last year where each underwent major surgery. Manning was out the entire 2011 season, with neck and back injuries that required several surgeries, as well as Stem Cell Therapy. Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings, injured his left knee December 2011and underwent major surgery. Peterson and Manning…

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Stem Cells Natures Basic Joint Building Block (Rebuilding)

Apr 06, 2013

Stem Cells Natures Basic Joint Building Block (Rebuilding)     Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl     This cartoon revealed snowmen receiving their stem cells (snow). The point should not be lost. Stem cells are repair cells. They function to promote healing and restore tissue to a normal state.  Stem cells are inherent for our bodies ability to repair from injury and to protect the surrounding environment for the cell, known as the cell niche. This is extremely important for musculoskeletal joint…

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