Staff Highlight: RAPS Registered Nurse Tia

Regenerative and Performance Specialists employs some of the brightest healthcare professionals in the tri-state area.  Day in and day out, these employees are helping the patients of the Pittsburgh area find relief from the symptoms that plague them.

What are some of the things that surprise our employees? What gets them excited to come to work every day? Follow along with us as we highlight some of the staff and what they wish patients knew about the regenerative options our office offers.

Tia has worked for Regenerative and Performance Specialists for about eight years and has drastically seen the practice grow.  She is a nurse who has many duties at RAPS, including overseeing the clinical staff, assisting with patient flow, and other clinical duties.  Enjoying being part of the team, Tia says her favorite part of the Regenexx procedures are seeing the patient outcomes.  It has surprised her to see how much the practice has grown within our region and she loves seeing how patients have great success with the treatments!

Regenerative and Performance Specialists Registered Nurse Tia Teaching Rad Tech Danielle. | rapsmd.com Regenexx Regenerative & Stem Cell Procedures Pittsburgh, PA

Why do you believe in stem cell and PRP treatments?

These treatments have good patient outcomes. Patients come in having tried several other means without success and walk out having great results with our PRP or stem cell treatments.

If one of your family members were thinking about getting a joint replacement, what would you tell them?

Stem cells serve as an alternative to joint replacement surgery with high success rates.  Also, the other Regenexx treatments serve as an alternative option for orthopedic conditions with high success rates as well.

If you’d like to learn more about our success rates, make sure to check out our outcome data. Regenexx is the only stem cell treatment network to publish this type of analysis of patient stem cell procedure outcome data. The analysis is made possible thanks to the massive numbers that are compiled throughout the years in the Regenexx patient registry, which tracks patient outcomes at regular intervals following all of the stem cell procedures we offer.

What do you think makes a successful patient?

Patients who genuinely want to get better!

What is the biggest benefit you see patients receiving from the Regenexx procedures?

It alleviates the patient’s symptoms.  Several patients have come back to have a second body part treated after having success with the first.

If you would like to learn more about our regenerative options (and to come in and meet Tia in person!), please make sure to give our office a call at 412.963.6480 or complete our candidate form.

RAPS offers free educational seminars around the area as well! If you would like to learn more about attending an upcoming event, make sure to visit our seminar page.  We would love to have you!

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Top available certifications in Diagnostic Ultrasound, Bone Marrow and Adipose Aspirate, and Nucleated Cell Counting

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Our doctors have earned both General Instructor as well as Spine Instructor certifications.

Knee

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Knee Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Patellofemoral
  • Syndrome/Chondomalacia
  • ACL Tears + PCL, LCL & MCL Tears & Sprains
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Pes anersine bursitis
  • Baker’s cyst
  • Instability
  • Hamstrings Tendinopathy & Biceps Femoris Insertional Tendinopathy

Lower Spine

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Spine Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Lumbar Facet Injury
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated or Bulging Disc
  • Radiculopathy (pinched nerve)
  • SI Joint Syndrome
  • Many More Disc and Low Back Issues

Cervical Spine

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Spine Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Cervical Instability
  • Cervical Facet Injury
  • Neck, Back or Rib Instability
  • Many More Disc and Cervical Issues Causing Pain

Foot & Ankle

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Foot & Ankle Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Ankle Instability
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Peroneal tendon tear or split
  • Ligament sprain or tear
  • Sub-talar arthritis or instability
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Bunions

Hip

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Hip Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Bursitis
  • Tendinopathy
  • Labral / Labrum Tear

Elbow

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Elbow Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Instability
  • Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow
  • Nerve entrapment (ulnar nerve)

Shoulder

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Shoulder Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Arthritis of the shoulder joint
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Labral tears or degeneration
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis & tendonosis
  • AC Joint Separation
  • Recurrent shoulder dislocations

Hand & Wrist

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions.

View Details About Hand & Wrist Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Hand Arthritis
  • Basal Joint Arthritis or CMC / Carpometacarpal
  • Arthritis
  • Instability
  • TFCC Tear
  • Carpal Tunnel SyndromeTrigger Finger