This football season has been plagued with injuries and the list just keeps growing. It’s going to be a particularly hard season for Indianapolis Colts fans. Wide receiver Reggie Wayne has seen and done it all - won a Super Bowl, two AFC titles, had four 100-catch seasons and endured the misery of a 2-14 season in 2011.
Thanks to social media, individuals are able to share just about anything nowadays. Case and point movie star Russell Crowe regularly shares details about his daily workouts. Recently, though, the actor used Twitter, a popular social media site to release the following...
Lately there has been an epidemic of increased osteoarthritis in younger patients, along with those that who have suffered from injuries like meniscus & ACL tears. Recently, Mike Goodson the Jets running back had torn his ACL and MCL in his knee during the loss to the Steelers last Sunday.
“If it ain’t broke don’t fix it!” and if you happen to be Kobe Bryant, then if it worked the first time, why question it? Kobe Bryant is traveling to Germany to have another round of platelet-rich plasma therapy on his right knee, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
Does Platelet Rich Plasma therapy actually work? Well just ask Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley. According to USA sports today the pitcher states that "I'm certainly a believer in it right now," says Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley, who thought he was headed for Tommy John (elbow ligament replacement) surgery last summer.
Regenerative cells derived from autologous bone marrow may show promise in various orthopedic applications. The autologous bone marrow concentrate therapy is when your own adult bone marrow is used to isolate stem cells. The stem cells are used to repair damaged ligaments, cartilage, discs, muscles, nerves and bones.
National Hispanic Heritage Month began September 15th celebrating the contributions of American citizens from Mexico, Spain, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua all celebrate their Independence on September 15th.
It’s finally happening football season is here! But, don’t’ get too excited because it has been filled with a multitude of injuries to many players in both the NCAA and NFL. One injury that stands out is Malcolm Mitchell’s knee Injury. The Georgia wide receiver suffered from a season-ending ACL Tear in his touchdown celebration.
Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) is another regenerative therapy that helps to accelerate healing of tendon injuries and moderate to severe osteoarthritis. This regenerative therapy is similar to Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), in the regards that it harnesses your own body’s natural healing process by using regenerative cells found in a patient’s own bone marrow.
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and it’s characterized by the breakdown of the smooth, white tissue that covers the ends of bones where they come together to form joints; also known as articular cartilage. The degradation of this cartilage will eventually lead to the destruction of the joint resulting in osteoarthritis.
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