The Real Risks associated with Knee and Hip replacement surgeries

The Real Risks associated with Knee and Hip replacement surgeries

Many patients who pursue a knee or hip replacement assume they are going for a routine medical procedure that gives them a new joint. In reality they are going for a joint amputation, which is then replaced with an artificial prosthesis. Moreover the real risks...
Treating ACL injuries without surgery

Treating ACL injuries without surgery

ACL injuries are devastating injuries. In the most severe form they can leave a knee completely unstable. Even in a mild form a slightly unstable knee will predispose to osteoarthritis long term. For significant tears the surgical approach of tearing out your existing...
Regenerative treatments as your first line option for Knee arthritis

Regenerative treatments as your first line option for Knee arthritis

Most of the patients I see who come in for evaluation for a Regenexx treatment for their knee arthritis typically have already had other injections or surgical treatments for their arthritis or tendinitis. This includes steroid injections, viscosupplementation...
Regenexx treatment for Knee Meniscus tears

Regenexx treatment for Knee Meniscus tears

[fusion_text] The meniscus is a layer of tissue in the knee that absorbs the pressure and weight of the body during movement. This tissue protects the knee joint from excess wear and tear. Tears of the meniscus can acutely occur with twisting motion of the knee....
Treating ACL injuries with Regenexx treatments

Treating ACL injuries with Regenexx treatments

ACL injuries are potentially career threatening injuries to elite athletes and potentially work/life limiting in the general public. The anterior cruciate ligament is necessary to prevent anterior instability in your knee. With an injured or torn ACL, knee stability...