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Written by Dr. Paul S. Lieber, MD and the Regenexx Pittsburgh team
SGB for PTSD

SGB for PTSD

So many letters, what does it all mean? PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, is a psychiatric disorder that can occur after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. This may include a natural disaster, combat, personal assault, or other accidents. In fact,...

What can I do for my aching back?

What can I do for my aching back?

About 80% of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetime. It is the leading cause of job related disability. The costs associated with low back pain, when accounting for lost wages, are in excess of $100 billion per year. Those statistics are...

Aren’t my stem cells too old to use?

Aren’t my stem cells too old to use?

As more and more clinics arise in the community touting the so-called “best” regenerative treatments, there is also going to be a flood of information, and misinformation, that accompanies this swell. One topic that patients will frequently bring up in consultation...

Pure Joy

Pure Joy

What motivates us for choosing our leisure interests can be stress reduction, creativity, socializing or physical fitness. In most instances, there is a physical component to each activity such as painting, gardening, playing pickleball, golf or simply walking and...

Chronic Migraine

Chronic Migraine

Sometimes life causes headaches, but what constitutes chronic migraines? The definition for chronic migraine is having 15 or more headache days per month with the headache lasting for over 4 hours. Surprisingly, over 3 million adults in the US suffer from chronic...

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

Most people suffer from low back pain at some point during their lives while others have chronic low back problems that have never responded to traditional treatment. Regenerative and Performance Specialists use platelets in the epidural space, facet and sacroiliac joints, and in all of the supporting ligaments of the spine to provide a comprehensive healing approach to the entire lumbar region.

Avoiding Surgery

Avoiding Surgery

Surgery is never a necessity if it is elective! So, you can and should always try to avoid elective Orthopedic surgery. There are so many risks involved with surgery and many involve cutting things out which leads to more long term damage. Avoiding knee meniscus surgeries, joint replacement surgeries, and back surgeries such as lumbar spinal fusions is the key to eliminating the risks invloved. So what is an alternative to invasive surgery? The Regenexx® Process of musculoskeletal Stem Cell and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) regenerative treatments!

Aging with Mobility

Aging with Mobility

Longevity and health come down to one basic concept…Movement! By combining our doctors’ knowledge in physical medicine, rehabilitation, and the musculoskeletal system with the latest technology in regenerative treatment, Regenerative and Performance Specialists (RAPS) helps patients stay active regardless of age. In addition, RAPS’ medical fitness program uses metabolic testing, body composition assessments, and functional movement screenings to develop an individual-specific program for its patients.

The Regenexx® Way

The Regenexx® Way

Today, there are many Stem Cell procedures on the market. It is a challenge to differentiate Regenexx® Stem Cell process from this burgeoning field. Why take a chance on inferior processes from people who may not even be physicians, when you can have the best treatment option available using your own biologics enabling you to heal yourself, get rid of pain and get back to doing what you enjoy most out of life. Learn the reasons why you should choose the Regenexx® Stem Cell process instead of others on the market

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