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Drug Maker Warns that it’s Steroid used for Epidural Low Back Injections shouldn’t be Used that Way

Is there even more on steroid back injection side effects than has made the news? Although Bristol-Myers changed the label on its Kenalog steroid seven months ago to say that it’s “not recommended” for injection into the epidural space near the spine, the steroid is still being used that way, according to a Bloomberg report. You’ve…
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Update from Former NFL Player Jarvis Green and Stem Cells

Jarvis Green and Stem Cells is a winning  combination.  Jarvis Green is a former New England Patriot and Denver Bronco who came to us for his back and his knee issues after a failed micro fracture surgery. We used a combination of the Regenexx-PL-Disc procedure on his back and the Regenexx-SD and -C procedures on his…
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A Fall while Skiing and a Failed Knee Surgery: Will a Knee Stem Cell Injection Work?

Can a knee stem cell injection help a skier with a badly injured, arthritic knee and a failed surgery? There’s ever so slight a chill in the night air in Colorado this past week. That’s often enough to get the winter sports enthusiasts thinking about snow. Growing up in Florida, we didn’t really have four seasons, so such sudden…
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Is it Possible to Regenerate Nerves via Hydro-dissection and the Regenexx-PL Procedure?

We’ve been very cautious around nerves for obvious reasons. We haven’t used traditional stem cells around nerve injuries because of our concern that getting stem cells to differentiate into nerve cells is much tougher than for traditional orthopedic applications. Instead, we’ve focused on using our proprietary platelet lysate technology to help patients with irritated spinal nerves from…
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Sometimes it Just Hits You-The Knee Pain is Gone!

PA is a 60 year old dentist who first noted significant lateral knee problems on the right side in 2010. This left him unable to do many of the activities he enjoyed like weight training, running, and playing with his son. His MRI showed a posterolateral meniscus tear with adjoining cartilage injury that seemed to…
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Using Stem Cells in an Elite Track Athlete: Regenexx Patient Cydonie Mothersill wins Cayman Invitational

Can stem cells be used as a running stress fracture treatment in an elite track athlete? Cydonie Mothersill is an elite track athlete and gold medalist at the 2010 Commonwealth games, 2010 Mayaguez, and CARIFTA games. After her great performance at the Commonwealth Games in 2010, she was within striking range of a medal in…
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The Side Effects of Steroid Shots

Cortisone steroid shots in the knee, shoulder, ankle, or back are a common treatment to manage swelling and reduce pain. In the doses commonly used (milligrams), these drugs are very powerful anti-inflammatories. However, these doses may be too powerful, as research shows the array of cortisone steroid shots side effects are many and negative.  These include…
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More Patient Results for Hip and Knee Arthritis treated with Stem Cell and Platelet Injections

A physician discusses how a patient avoided surgery by using stem cell injections to treat knee and hip arthritis.
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