Every year, thousands of athletes undergo surgery for an injury they received while playing a sport. In many cases, invasive surgery can be avoided. This article discusses the most effective types of Cell Therapy used as non-surgical approaches to treat complex injuries. Dr. Benjamin Bieber applies a simple injection technique with Stem Cells or PRP to heal complex injuries and muscles tears non-surgically
Platelet Rich Plasma
At Cross Bay PMR, our sole focus is relieving pain and healing injuries through non-surgical medicine. Such treatments accelerate the process of recovery and give you fast pain relief. Afterwards, a physical therapy program is implemented to further one's recovery.
As winter finally shows signs of fading away and with spring just being right around the corner, it’s finally time for some outdoor sports! Unfortunately with sports also comes injuries, but luckily through the advancements made in medicine the injuries sustained can be treated.
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.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease affecting the synovial joint, resulting in the loss the protective cartilage layer at the end of the 2 bones forming the joint. Some of these changes, however, may be reversed by the use of single or combined growth factors. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is being used as an alternative to invasive surgery for those that are suffering from osteoarthritis.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy solution is a high concentration of platelets isolated and concentrated by the use of a bidirectional centrifuge. The most important function of platelets for many years was thought to aid in clotting of blood. Currently, this may represent the least important function since platelets contain a significant number of growth factors. PRP is increasingly used to speed up tendon and ligament healing after injury or surgery. Platelets are an important part of the bodies healing response after injury and their concentrated growth factors are the theoretical reasons behind the use of PRP.
Have you been feeling aches and pains in your joints? Noticing that “Father Time” has been knocking on your door? Or those simple tasks such as walking up a flight of stairs, lifting grocery bags or even taking a jump shot have now become daunting or next to impossible tasks? Well, you don’t have to fret any longer; thanks to innovative new procedures in regenerative medicine you can once again perform those tasks at ease.
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