We continue to pioneer the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) as an alternative to expedite the healing of injuries. In this case, the patient sustained a fracture of the fibula and we decided to inject the fracture with PRP Under fluoroscopic guidance to continue our efforts to heal the injury, maximize improvement and minimize any long-term complications.
Do you have trouble with foot pain? Have you tried switching shoes or decreased your activities? Well, there may be an option to keep you moving. Doctors at JAWS Podiatry are using a patient’s own immune system to bring pain relief to aching feet.
Dr. Wagner explains the three quick steps of a platelet-rich plasma procedure.Read More
In last week’s blog post, we discussed one kind of non-surgical treatment for foot and ankle problems – amniotic stem cell therapy – that utilizes and enhances the body’s own natural healing functions to effectively address pain and speed the recovery process. But stem cells are only one form of regenerative medicine we practice at JAWS podiatry. We also take advantage of the healing and curative properties contained in bone marrow to safely repair damage and relieve pain so patients can get back on their feet quickly without the need for surgery.
Regenerative medicine is an option for patients with new injuries or patients who previously tried other orthopedic treatments with no relief. Each regenerative procedure is done in just a day, minimizing healing time considerably.
Bone marrow therapy has been safely and effectively used for years to treat a variety of ailments. The reason this treatment works is because of the power of the stem cells found in our bones.
Stem cells contain powerful anti-inflammatory properties which help restore healthy functioning and repair damaged tissue throughout the body. Unlike cortisone and other anti-inflammatory drugs which only provide temporary pain relief, stem cells actually restore damaged tissue while providing pain relief at the same time.Read More