Improving shoulder outcome

Improving shoulder outcome

One of the keys to trying to get the best possible outcome for your patients, is having a really diligent and focused process where every step of the way, you’re constantly reassessing what you’re doing. As an example, I have a patient for whom I am...
Layers and depth in treating knee arthritis

Layers and depth in treating knee arthritis

It’s interesting how you can take something that is relatively common and really go into depth and nuance about it. For example, knee arthritis is incredibly common. Many patients have knee arthritis. But you can take something that’s really, really...
Non-Doctors doing Regenerative Medicine

Non-Doctors doing Regenerative Medicine

In the most recent addition of the Journal of the American Medical Association, JAMA, there is a letter that looks at what percentage of clinics that are providing stem-cell treatments in the United States have physicians that are doing treatment versus nonphysicians....
Fix vs Optimize in Regenerative Medicine

Fix vs Optimize in Regenerative Medicine

I had a patient today: A man in his mid thirties who has had a shoulder issue for the last year. Not any really definitive injury, but essentially one that has, progressively over time developed due to certain exercises and physical activities that he partakes in. So...
Risks, Scooters, and Regenerative Medicine

Risks, Scooters, and Regenerative Medicine

My office is located at the corner of Desplaines and Fulton, here in the West Loop in Chicago, essentially downtown. And, at this time of year, it’s fairly busy. It’s a fairly busy cross street with a lot of car traffic, as well as pedestrian foot traffic....