Category Archives for PRP Injection
Stem Cell Therapy Alternative to Knee Replacement Surgery
-+*As an active woman, Gail F. suffered knee injuries and pain in both knees due to living an athletic lifestyle of skiing, hiking, and playing tennis. Gail was a competitive downhill skier when she was younger and tore her ACL when she was 13 years old. A year ago the pain was so intense that […]
When surgery is one’s “only option” for knee pain
-+*New Yorkers and Knick fans are all reeling after Carmello Anthony admitted this week that surgery is his “only option” for his recurring left knee pain. Like Carmello, after all non-operative procedures like stem cell therapy, PRP injections, and/or physical therapy are exhausted surgery is the last resort to get someone pain free. Unlike other […]
Stem Cells and PRP saved my knee!
-+*Lois O. sat on the bench in front of the Tower of London wondering how she let this happen. After retiring as a school teacher, she and her husband planned a trip a year; this year being England, Ireland and Scotland…and here she was… again on the bench due to the severe knee pain she was […]
NY Yankee Masahiro Tanaka….Is PRP the answer?
-+*As we all know, star Yankee rookie pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has been diagnosed with a torn Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) in his elbow. Monday we will all hear if he will need surgery or not. The one bright side to the news was that the three doctors who looked at Tanaka’s MRI said that it […]