21 years old male Baseball pitcher for local university came in to be treated today. Patient says last summer I was able to throw the ball at 95 miles per hour, now for the past 4 months I have dropped to 85 miles per hour and it is painful when I throw. His past medical history is unremarkable and he is otherwise a very athletic male and very healthy. Essentially unless he plays the American past time , he has no discomfort, hence no need for medications. He is some what concerned since next year is time for drafting for MLB (Major League Baseball). He has brought with him the result of MRI which shows possible tear at the level of Ulnar- Collateral ligament.
Olympic Silver Medalist David Payne has joined elite athletes Tiger Woods, Hines Ward and Takaishi Saito in using Cell Therapy
According to A.J. Farshchian, MD, an Orthopedic Regenerative practitioner at The Center for Regenerative Medicine, “Sport injuries need an adequate blood supply and cellular migration.
Patient is an affable 47 year old male from Michigan. Patient reports to clinic with a history of exostosis in the right glenohumeral joint now hoping to prevent shoulder replacement till later in his life time, looking for alternative treatment . Patient complains of pain in the right shoulder during activities requiring over-head motions. Patient also reports substantial difficulty performing and maintaining over-head positions. Patient denies pain at rest. His past medical history is negative for diabetes or high blood pressure. He had a shoulder repair in 1983.And his problems started with an injury during a Football game. He takes otc medicine for his discomfort.
KB is a 50 year old white male with history of knee pain since a teenager, came in today for a consultation with me regarding his right knee. Patient past medical history is significant for the history of Osgood-Schlatter disease, followed by a Football injury at the age of 20 , followed by 2 arthroscopy surgeries which both helped the patient significantly now is being scheduled for Partial Knee replacement, patient is looking for a possible alternative. His past medical history is positive for Diabetes typeII which is well controlled. Patient otherwise is good candidate for total knee replacement.
A 45 years old male from Scotland flew in today for treatment. Patient is complaining of pain and swelling in the right knee. Edema (medical lingo: swelling) gets worse when patient goes dancing or playing Golf. His past medical history is significant for compound fracture of right knee in 1978 requiring surgical repair at the level of Tibia and Fibula, otherwise he is generally healthy. Patient smokes 20-30 cigarettes per day and he drinks Alcohol occasionally. Patient otherwise is a good candidate for total knee replacement.
All damage sustained by living tissue occurs in continuum. This means once cellular degradation manifests itself onto the cellular environment it can precede uninhibited. The virulence to the matrix of the supporting tissue grows as more cells are exposed to an environment to toxic for survival. In the orthopedic setting, as in the general medical setting, to identify the condition early is paramount. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. In our center, The Center for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) often times we have encountered patients with severe (osteochondral) hip damage. All joints exhibit an ability to express a unique Biomechanical marker.
47 year old golfer flew in from Japan for evaluatin of his right elbow today. Patient has been diagnosed with medial epicondylitis. Patient has tried anti-inflammatory, Chinese and Korean acupuncture, His orthopedic surgeon felt his case is more of a non-surgical case and advocated physical therapy. Patient describes pain as a shooting sensation down the forearm while gripping objects. His past medical history is essentially unremarkable and he has been blessed with good health, he does not smoke
88 year old Californian male and veteran of WWII presents to the center with bilateral (medical lingo: both sides) knee pain. Patient states he has been plagued by knee pain at least for 40 years. Patients history and examination confirms severe osteoarthritis of knees. His past medical history is unremarkable and negative for any heart disease, Diabetes, or any other ailments. He takes no medications and both his parents lived way in to their 90s before they passed away from natural causes.
Soccer is becoming an attractive sport for American female teenagers. This popularity is mostly due to a fast pace exhilarating sport, which is finding its way to high schools as well as Universities across America. Recent study done on female soccer players from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that these athletes flex and recruit the muscles around their knees differently from males. This study is first of its kind. In this study 18 female soccer players and 17 male soccer players performed two side-step cutting maneuvers; their trunk and hip kinematics and muscle activation patterns were measured during the tasks.