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28 09, 2015

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By | September 28th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care|

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is an irritating condition that affects 1-3% of the general population. It is characterized by numbness, tingling, burning or pain in [...]

25 09, 2015

How Stem Cells Help Osteoarthritis Pain

By | September 25th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

Cartilage is a cushion for a joint that lives on both ends of the bone. When you lose cartilage from a joint, this means you’re getting arthritis. Almost every physician [...]

23 09, 2015

Does your stem cell doctor know what he's doing?

By | September 23rd, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

Do You Have The Right Stem Cell Doctor? Regenerative medicine is “hot” right now. Unfortunately, this means that some patients may be “easy pickings” for less than scrupulous [...]

22 09, 2015

Regenerative Medicine: Platelet Rich Plasma 101 (PRP)

By | September 22nd, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a regenerative medicine therapy becoming increasingly recognized as a non-steroid alternative to improving tissue healing and rehabilitation. While PRP treatment has received increasing attention from [...]

16 09, 2015

How Statins Inhibit Stem Cells

By | September 16th, 2015|Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

A recently published study reinforces previous findings that certain kinds of cholesterol drugs called “statins” inhibit mesenchymal stem cells (MSC)’s. MSC’s are the body’s reservoir of regenerative potential and are [...]

14 09, 2015

One Oregon physician's views on medical marijuana: Benefits are dubious

By | September 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|

News Article from Portland Business Journal:   Dr. David Russo is a physiatrist and pain management specialist with Columbia Pain Management P.C. in Hood River. Following the passages [...]

11 09, 2015

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy

By | September 11th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives|

Spinal Cord Stimulation and Pain Relief in Painful Diabetic Peripheral Spinal cord stimulation (also known as neuromodulation) is a FDA-approved treatment for intractable neuropathic pain of the trunk [...]

10 09, 2015

Oregon's Leading Stem Cell Therapy for Chronic Pain Using Regenexx Advanced Stem Cell Procedures

By | September 10th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

A head-to-head comparison of Regenexx, the world's most advanced stem cell procedures, versus other stem cell treatments. With stem cell clinics popping up everywhere and orthopedists jumping on the stem [...]

27 08, 2015

Stem Cell Therapy for ACL Knee Injuries

By | August 27th, 2015|Pain Medicine Alternatives, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

This small  case series tracking outcomes from patients who underwent the Regenexx stem cell procedure for anterior cruciate ligament injuries looks positive. The study measured before and after images using [...]

25 08, 2015

Chronic Pain: Exercise is Medicine

By | August 25th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care|

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. No medical specialty takes that fact more seriously than physical medicine & rehabilitation (physiatry). Exercise is an essential tool for rehabilitating from [...]