Ask the doctor   More and more patients visit us and complain about chronic pain in their joints or feet these days. Reason enough to share some thoughts what might be causing the pain, and how it can be treated. Often times we diagnose arthritis as the cause of pain in joints and feet. Arthritis…

PRP remains our main focus at Westcoastorthopedics these days. We wanted to share this interesting study from AAOs with you. It states not only that PRP can accelerate the healing process, it also shows that PRO treatment can be extremely helpful when it comes to healing fractures of long-bones that had not shown progressive evidence…

Learn Why Platelet Rich Plasma Is The Most Effective Treatment Method For Knee Osteoarthritis! Generally, treatment modalities include nonpharmacological, pharmacological, and surgical approaches. Intrarticular platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has emerged as a promising treatment for early stages of knee OA, here is why: PRP can accelerate the physiological recovery process, relieve pain, and contains anti-inflammatory and…

  Kim Kardashian West does it, the beauty industry discovers PRP treatment as the new “celebrity must-try” treatment. The advantages of using your own blood to heal are incredible!  Kardashian posted a picture of herself with specks of blood on her skin. It was taken right after the treatment. The PRP treatment – which magazines…

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By Dr. Keith Feder Why PRP-Treatment helps to cure osteoarthritis in knees  A single Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injection may be enough to alleviate mild osteoarthritis in your knee and improve functionality. That’s what researchers in France came up with in a clinical study. They compared the success of a single PRP injection vs Hyaluronic…

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The LA Dodgers are taking on the Houston Astros in the World Series. Maximizing performance, avoiding injuries and maintaining endurance will be essential for winning the trophy. But high velocity pitching can trigger shoulder and elbow injuries. What a year it’s been for the LA Dodgers! – And what a year it’s been for the…

Doctor giving a PRP Therapy injection to young woman patient, Examination of the knee pain, Sport exercise injuries.

More and more patients are asking about PRP Therapy. We have addressed this in several posts prior to this one, but it’s a topic that seems to be more on the forefront of everybody’s mind these days. We are happy to dive into PRP a little bit more. Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP Therapy is the…

Stem Cell Injections can help heal elbow injuries

Platelet-rich Plasma injections (PRP) and now stem cell injections are the present and the future of sports medicine in regards to regenerative treatment. Dr. Keith Feder and his team wanted to share this interesting article from the Boston Globe. All athletes and weekend warriors who want to live pain free again, should to consider PRP or stem cell injections…

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If there’s one thing we know, it’s that athletic injuries are no joke. Whether it’s a nagging discomfort or debilitating pain, learn more about the latest treatment to overcome that pain and get back in the game with PRP Los Angeles. You may be thinking ‘I’ve tried every treatment option and home remedy…’, but before…

You Don’t Have to Let Osteoarthritis OA Knee pain Keep You From Enjoying Life So, your knees don’t want to serve you the way they used to anymore. They hurt, the doctor says you suffer from Osteoarthritis OA knee pain. Not a good thing when it has the word arthritis in it. You think your…

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