Blog — Regenexx PittsburghWritten by Dr. Paul S. Lieber, MD and the Regenexx Pittsburgh team
Rotator Cuff Surgery vs Regenerative Procedure: A rotator cuff procedure with platelet rich plasma, or with your own bone marrow concentrate in March/April, will likely still have a patient playing golf in the spring (several weeks later).Overall, regenerative rotator cuff procedures are quicker, safer, and often more effective compared to shoulder surgery.
Watch a 3 minute video where Dr. Adelsheimer, Regenexx Pittsburgh, meets with his patient just 6 weeks after his procedure. The patient demonstrates an amazing range of motion without pain. Dr. Adelsheimer performed a combination platelet procedure to treat his patients lower back.
Originally shared on Facebook Live, our patient gave us permission to share his entire platelet rich plasma (PRP) procedure to treat bicep tendon and rotator cuff tears. See the patient conversing with the doctor, before and during the procedure.
Consider an alternative to the risks and pain of knee replacement surgery that will have you ready for a post-pandemic world. The recovery time after a Regenexx procedure this winter will have you back to outdoors activity this spring, and fully recovered long before our nation’s forecasted reopening.
Our research shows that stem cell and platelet procedures may be a permanent solution to Cervical Osteoarthritis, a condition involving changes to bones, discs and joints of the neck. More Americans may notice this chronic condition now as Cervical Osteoarthritis can be aggravated by high stress levels, especially in this season associated with an extended and tense political climate, a global pandemic and the fast-approaching holiday season.
Regenexx Pittsburgh is partnering with Toys For Tots so we can give back to the community that has been so good to us. Please help us collect new, unwrapped toys now through 12.10.20. Together we can spread love, light and some smiles during this chaotic time. Your toys will be delivered in time for the holidays.
Don’t let COVID-19 keep you prisoner to chronic back pain. Regenexx Pittsburgh offers a range of procedures developed to help patients avoid spine surgery. Consider using the body’s natural stem cells to treat bulging or herniated discs, degenerative conditions in the spine, and other back and neck conditions that cause pain.
Help Regenexx Lend a Helping Hand to Families in Need this Holiday Season. Donate to our food drive today! Benefits Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank with donations delivered in time for Thanksgiving.
Hip replacement is not the only alternative. There are a plethora of risks that come with this surgery. Regnexx offers stem cell therapy treatments to relieve and heal hip pain or damage naturally.
An FDA Alert issued late summer identified unapproved and illegal so called “regenerative medicine” products. Regenexx Pittsburgh procedures are the only regenerative treatment that is FDA-compliant.
In a study published in the journal Radiology and reported on CNN, researchers observed that Cortisone shots accelerate patients’ osteoarthritis progression,
Consider non-surgical treatment of high school and college ACL tears and other sports injuries.
COVID Safety Zone means that Regenexx Pittsburgh continues to practice with safety practices that exceed CDC and Pennsylvania Department of Health Guidelines.
All stem cell clinics are not created equal. If you’re considering alternatives to orthopedic surgical procedures, download the one-page checklist of 6 questions to ask of your stem cell procedure provider to help you decide which clinic you can trust.
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