Blog — Regenexx PittsburghWritten by Dr. Paul S. Lieber, MD and the Regenexx Pittsburgh team
The Biggest Horror Story of all: Steroid Injections to Relieve Joint Pain. The use of cortisone injections in the muscles and joints to alleviate pain and inflammation is all too popular. But what many don’t know, are the long term issues, and even further damage that Cortisone may cause.
Although these hiking/biking trails are easy to get to, you can’t view them by car. So enjoy our suggestions, but if joint pain prevents you from seeing them, please consider a nonsurgical regenerative interventional orthopedic procedure, so you never again miss enjoying our beautiful fall foliage.
Over 32 million US adults have osteoarthritis and may experience pain, stiffness, swelling, and decreased range of motion in their joints. Read about non-surgical procedures that can get patients back to the things they love faster, and without the complications that often come with surgery.
Dr. Lieber, Live Procedure, PRP to Treat Spinal Stenosis
In under 6 minutes, you can watch Dr. Lieber perform a live Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) procedure treating lumbar spinal stenosis. Unedited, the full Regenexx procedure is about 35 minutes. Jim, the 64 year-old patient and owner of an HVAC business, is awake and converses with Dr. Lieber throughout.
Hear in a KDKA news-radio interview how PRP procedures rescue new age blue-collar workers from injury blues. KDKA host Rob Pratte interviews Regenexx physicians, and a 64 year old blue-collar business owner that these doctors helped become pain-free. About 75% of Regenexx patients are in so-called blue-collar professions.
Teo, a Regenexx knee procedure patient, is connected to the NFL, MLB, NHL and NCAA through his work as CEO with CoachMePlus. Teo was looking for an alternative to knee replacement surgery and found a non-surgical alternative with Regenexx Pittsburgh’s Dr. Lieber. You can listen to his story as it was told on KDKA radio.
A typical Regenexx laboratory has advanced far beyond automated bedside centrifuge units, which most doctors use today to prepare extracted stem cells. Do your research on non-surgical regenerative procedures. Check out 7 reasons Regenexx is very different from so-called “stem cell therapy clinics”
A Platelet Rich Plasma procedure for tennis elbow or other joint pain keeps active grandparents active. See why tennis elbow and other repetitive use injuries are so common for grandparents, and get a list of silly fun things you can enjoy with your grandchildren very soon after your PRP procedure.
Rotator Cuff Surgery vs Regenerative Procedure: A rotator cuff procedure with platelet rich plasma, or with your own bone marrow concentrate in March/April, will likely still have a patient playing golf in the spring (several weeks later).Overall, regenerative rotator cuff procedures are quicker, safer, and often more effective compared to shoulder surgery.
Watch a 3 minute video where Dr. Adelsheimer, Regenexx Pittsburgh, meets with his patient just 6 weeks after his procedure. The patient demonstrates an amazing range of motion without pain. Dr. Adelsheimer performed a combination platelet procedure to treat his patients lower back.
Originally shared on Facebook Live, our patient gave us permission to share his entire platelet rich plasma (PRP) procedure to treat bicep tendon and rotator cuff tears. See the patient conversing with the doctor, before and during the procedure.
Consider an alternative to the risks and pain of knee replacement surgery that will have you ready for a post-pandemic world. The recovery time after a Regenexx procedure this winter will have you back to outdoors activity this spring, and fully recovered long before our nation’s forecasted reopening.
Our research shows that stem cell and platelet procedures may be a permanent solution to Cervical Osteoarthritis, a condition involving changes to bones, discs and joints of the neck. More Americans may notice this chronic condition now as Cervical Osteoarthritis can be aggravated by high stress levels, especially in this season associated with an extended and tense political climate, a global pandemic and the fast-approaching holiday season.
Regenexx Pittsburgh is partnering with Toys For Tots so we can give back to the community that has been so good to us. Please help us collect new, unwrapped toys now through 12.10.20. Together we can spread love, light and some smiles during this chaotic time. Your toys will be delivered in time for the holidays.
Don’t let COVID-19 keep you prisoner to chronic back pain. Regenexx Pittsburgh offers a range of procedures developed to help patients avoid spine surgery. Consider using the body’s natural stem cells to treat bulging or herniated discs, degenerative conditions in the spine, and other back and neck conditions that cause pain.
Help Regenexx Lend a Helping Hand to Families in Need this Holiday Season. Donate to our food drive today! Benefits Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank with donations delivered in time for Thanksgiving.
Hip replacement is not the only alternative. There are a plethora of risks that come with this surgery. Regnexx offers stem cell therapy treatments to relieve and heal hip pain or damage naturally.
An FDA Alert issued late summer identified unapproved and illegal so called “regenerative medicine” products. Regenexx Pittsburgh procedures are the only regenerative treatment that is FDA-compliant.