People with hip osteoarthritis are told about hip replacement, but they are not told of treatments that can replace hip replacement.
A team of European researchers are suggesting in the medical journal BMC Health Services Research that patients be allowed to make informed choices about hip osteoarthritis treatments including the need for hip replacement: "Patients with hip osteoarthritis are in...read more
There is a fascination among some patients with umbilical cord, amniotic fluid/membrane, and placenta membrane as a means of getting the “best,” or the "most stem cells," in stem cell therapy treatment. In the opinion of researchers cited in this article, that...read more
Hyper-extended neck injuries, more commonly referred to as whiplash, are a complex problem for patients. A complexity that leaves many frustrated with their health care and some fighting to prove that there is something really wrong with them. If one were to examine...read more
Subjects in this half hour amniotic stem cells A caller with hip pain from arthritis The Ideal protein diet, paleo delivers diet email: hip labral tear A caller: shoulder pain, violinist A caller discusses MS Subjects in this half hour A caller: chronic kidney disease...read more
Is stem cell injection therapy a realistic option for the athlete suffering from knee osteoarthritis?
In 2014 the idea that cell-based therapies, such as bone marrow derived stem cell injections, began to catch on in the athletic world as an alternative to surgical procedures. In the Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine doctors wrote: “”Cell-based therapies and...read more
The application of blood platelets for hair restoration is sometimes difficult to understand in the context of the many hair restoration products available. At our Institute we like to present the hard science to show you theoretically how this works at the cellular...read more
In this first half hour: Dr. Darrow celebrates 8 years on the air with Nina Valens as co-host A caller with back and neck A caller with low back pain, leg pain who also discusses medical marijuana A caller with knee pain and medial meniscus tear A caller with achilles...read more
At Washington University School of Medicine, Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurology and Physical Therapy, surgeons and therapists wanted to examine patients who had hip osteoarthritis and/or hip deformity to find a relationship with back pain. The hip-spine...read more
In a recent study published in the journal Knee Surgery and Related Research, doctors expressed concerns over treatment recommendations given to patients for their knee pain based on MRI findings. The title of their paper? "Is Knee Magnetic Resonance Imaging...read more
New research into the healing world of the knee meniscus is fascinating. Despite decades of traditional medical beliefs that because of its poor or even absent network of blood vessels and blood supply, parts of the knee meniscus cannot heal, researchers are...read more