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Chronic Tennis Elbow? What Causes It and How Is It Treated?

Chronic Tennis Elbow Chronic tennis elbow pain can be disabling. You go to open a door or shake a hand and you’re in extreme pain. So what do you do when medication, braces, or physical therapy doesn’t work? What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis elbow is also called lateral epicondylitis. This means that the forearm muscle…
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Why Your Head Feels Heavy-Weak Upper Neck Muscles May Also Be Causing Your Headaches

Why Your Head Feels Heavy? We can picture the head as a bowling ball balanced on the end of a stick (the spine). There are muscles at the top of the neck as well as in the front and back which help hold the bowling ball on the stick. When the natural curve in the…
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Are Your Cartilage Proteins Salamander Like?

There has been a very active focus on cartilage repair for decades. We see studies published all the time about this or that new stem cell or protein-mediated cartilage repair. Throw in the hype added by university PR departments and you would think that we should be handing out 100 Nobel prizes each year instead…
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West Coast RegenMed Review

If you read this blog, you know that I often write about what people send me. Recently a former patient left a comment about a new clinic in his area called “West Coast RegenMed” because they claimed to use “umbilical cord stem cells”. However, as I dug deeper, it was clear that this story was…
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Invitrx Therapeutics: This FDA Report Scares the Snot Out of Me

Let’s face it, when a doctor uses live umbilical cord or amniotic products, he or she adds risk to the treatment equation compared to using the patient’s own tissues. Just how much risk is illustrated by a recently released FDA 483 inspection report on Invitrx Therapeutics. This report will give pause to any patient considering…
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Should You Get an Ankle Fusion?

Do you need an ankle fusion surgery? Ankle fusion has become a common surgical solution for ankle arthritis, but it’s obviously a big surgery with lots of things to consider before pulling the trigger. Let’s dig in. What Does Fusing the Ankle Mean? First, ankle fusions are typically performed for patients who have moderate to…
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SI Joint Fusion: Does This Work?

The Rise of Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fusion Surgery I have been following with interest the rise of SI Joint fusion surgery. This has exploded over the last five years. So what does SI Joint fusion look like? Can SI Joint dysfunction be cured? How successful is SI Joint fusion? Are there better and less invasive…
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Liveyon: It’s Hard to Keep Up with the Spin…

You may have noticed that I recently shared lab test results that demonstrated that 5 common umbilical cord products whose manufacturer’s tout loads of stem cells, had no stem cells. One of those companies called Liveyon is now trying to spin that result, hence this blog. Let’s dig in. Past Research on the MSC Content…
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