27 11, 2017

Patients should beware of stem cell quackery

By | November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Regenerative medicine offers exciting advancements in the treatment of many diseases — especially musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions. Popularly referred to as “stem cell treatments," legitimate regenerative medicine uses the patient's [...]

9 11, 2017

Platelet Rich Plasma for Achilles Injuries

By | November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

  The Achilles tendon is one of the longer tendons in your body, stretching from the bones of your heel to your calf muscles. It is a relatively thick, springy [...]

30 10, 2017

How Bone Marrow Can Heal Orthopedic Injuries

By | October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What is in your bone marrow? What types of stem cells are in your bone marrow? Are there other cells? Why do we like it better than fat for helping [...]

2 10, 2015

Combination Morphine and Nortriptyline for Treatment of Neuropathic Pain

By | October 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

It seems that there is scant good news about opioid pain relievers these days. Maybe for good reason—doctors and patients are besieged with an epidemic of opioid-related overdoses and deaths. [...]

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 [...]

3 04, 2015

Great Patient Care Essay

By | April 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

In Health Care, just like most areas of life, “more” is not “better.” In fact, some of the latest research by health services scholars has uncovered that too many treatment [...]