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Osteoarthritis of the Spine Treated with Stem Cell Therapy and PRP

Sep 04, 2013

Osteoarthritis of the Spine Treated with Stem Cell Therapy and PRP Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Osteoarthritis is a frequent source of chronic low back pain. Patients often fail to respond to common treatment modalities such as anti-inflammatory medications, cortisone injections, physical therapy, and surgery. Low back surgery actually has a less than 50% success rate in the United States. Stem Cell Therapy and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) are being used more frequently as Regenerative Medicine options to treat…

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Treating Failed Spine Surgery with Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP)

Mar 26, 2013

  Treating Failed Spine Surgery  with Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Low back pain is unfortunately not always corrected with spine surgery. The complex array of spinal fusion devises, hardware and surgical techniques have not improved success outcomes with spine surgery at the 50% success mark (failure?). Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) a regenerative medicine procedure in which the patients own platelets are used to deliver growth factors to treat and repair injured body areas. Platelet-Rich-Plasma has been used with…

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