Category Archives: PRP/Stem Cells

Stem cells, PRP, and HA, oh my! We are not in Kansas anymore… Part 2

This blog will discuss the use of stem cells. It has become a catch-word, for “can heal everything” in the lay press and public’s mind. Not so, and the research is in its adolescence. Scientists have known of stem cells … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Dr. Anderson, PRP/Stem Cells, Technology, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Stem cells, PRP, and HA, oh my! We are not in Kansas anymore…

I just returned from our annual meeting of Orthopedic Surgeons in Orlando, and have been trying to pull together the most up to date evidence on the uses of these exciting new technologies for treating arthritic joints, and ultimately regenerating … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Dr. Anderson, Knee, PRP/Stem Cells, Shoulder | Comments Off

PRP (PLATELET RICH PLASMA), OTHER INJECTIONS AND ARTHRITIS

Over the last several years, a lot of exciting work has done in the use of concentrated platelets taken from the patient’s own blood, and putting in joints, tendons and inflamed areas. Platelets are the cells in our blood that … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Dr. Anderson, Knee, PRP/Stem Cells, Shoulder | Comments Off

Current Status of Injections for the Treatment of Arthritis

There have been some important papers published in the past year comparing the benefits of injection of platelet rich plasma (PRP), hyaluronic acid (HA) and saline (placebo). These papers show statistically significant improvement in pain relief with platelet rich plasma … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Dr. Anderson, Knee, PRP/Stem Cells, Shoulder | Comments Off

Platelet-Rich Plasma and Rotator Cuff Tendinitis/Partial Tears

Over the last several years, a lot of exciting work has been done in the area of uses of concentrated platelets taken from the patient’s own blood and treatment of chronic tendinitis. This informational sheet is being provided to inform … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Dr. Anderson, PRP/Stem Cells, Shoulder | Comments Off