Dr Emmanuel
Dr Emmanuel
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Blogs

Study indicates stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury helps patients regain some function

A clinical trial testing the effect of a stem cell therapy on patients with complete cervical cord injury is showing encouraging results, according to the company producing the new treatment. Source: Stem Cells Portal Read more

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Swimming is an effective part of the treatment for fibromyalgia, study suggests

Swimming is as effective as walking to relieve pain and improve quality of life for patients with fibromyalgia Source: Science Daily Read more

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Coping with Chronic Knee Pain

Cases of chronic knee pain have increased a lot in the last 20 years As the knee is the main joint people use for walking, a good understanding of long-lasting knee pain can be important. Source: Medical News Today Read more

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REGENEXX: NEW STEM CELL SAFETY PAPER

Colorado-based Regenexx has, according to the June 15, 2016 news release, published “the world’s largest stem cell safety paper. The study was published in International Orthopaedics (March 30, 2016). The purpose of the study was to determine if mesenchymal-stem-cell-based therapies [MSC] are safe procedures when used for orthopedic degenerative conditions or injuries, and it included 2,372 subjects […]

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Platelet-rich plasma injections may lead to improvements in tissue healing

Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant and A-Rod have all used it, but does platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) really work for the every-day active person? According to a University of Alberta Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic pilot study on patients with chronically sore shoulders published in PLOS ONE, preliminary findings say yes. Source: Medical Xpress Read more

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  • California Medical Association
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society