Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative Medicine uses non-surgical injection procedures for the permanent repair of damaged tendons, ligaments and joints. Our regenerative and biological treatments include Prolotherapy, Platelet Rich Plasma PRP, and Adult Stem Cell Therapies. These treatments enhance the natural cycles of repair in chronically injured joints, ligaments and tendons. Regenerative injections are an effective treatment for all manner of acute and chronic back and neck pain,  as well as osteoarthritis and injuries to the  hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, foot and ankle. For our patients who have been told that their only solution is surgery or a life on pain medications, the vast majority have been able to achieve drug-free, pain-free function without surgery joint replacement.

At Oregon Regenerative Medicine, we use adult stem cells that are harvested from your own adipose tissue. Unlike embryonic stem cells, adult stem cells are approved by the FDA for research and treatment of a wide variety of conditions. Adult adipose tissue is the most abundant source of stem cells in the human body, and have shown great promise in the treatment of a host of conditions.

Regenerative Medicine therapies are as follows:

Please click on the links below for our related articles:

Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy as an Alternative to Joint Replacement Surgery: Are You the Right Candidate? – Stem Cell Therapy, when combined with Platelet Rich Plasma, offers you the best alternative to hip and knee joint replacement.

Prolotherapy: An Innovative Treatment That can Heal Joints When Other Treatments Fail – Prolotherapy injections heal by stimulating a wound repair cascade, which restarts your body’s innate repair mechanisms, and can result in permanent repair of damaged connective tissue.  Depending on your injury, the addition of platelet rich plasma or adult stem cells can add powerful regenerative healing properties to your Prolotherapy treatment.

Old Man Knees – A Testomonial to Prolotherapy – How a 23 year old with “old man knees” was successfully treated with Prolotherapy and is now pain free.

PRP Meniscus Tear Success Story – Told by her orthopedic surgeon that she would need surgery for her meniscus tear, Marianne came to Dr. Peterson and was able to heal and avoid surgery with Prolotherapy.

Arthritis of the Neck and Spine: Prolotherapy and PRP to the Rescue – Arthritis of the neck and spine is treatable. Prolotherapy and PRP for neck arthritis provides relief to most of the people willing to give it a try.

Additional Research and Articles on Regenerative Medicine – Includes links to research and outside articles in the area of Regenerative Medicine.

Prolotherapy Most Effective for Sacroiliac Pain – One of the most common causes of low back pain is Sacroiliac sprain, and with over 30 years of experience, Prolotherapy and PRP injections continue to be the most effective and definitive treatment.

Healing Shoulders with Prolotherapy and PRP – We evaluate 16 case studies of rotator cuff injuries, the most common type of shoulder injury, to see how they personally responded to Prolotherapy and PRP.

Arthritis and Knee Pain: the Best Solution is Not Drugs or Surgery – Osteoarthritis of the knee is a worrisome problem for millions of Americans, and the pharmaceutical giants know it. While effective non-drug and non-surgical treatments for knee pain like Prolotherapy and Platelet Rich Plasma PRP get little media attention, the are incredibly effective at treating it without relying on surgery, which is inconvenient and require a long healing time, or pain medication to cover up symptoms.

Regenerative Injection Therapy with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) – Since 1999, when Dr. Noel Peterson began treating patients with Prolotherapy in Portland and Lake Oswego, Oregon, he has had the opportunity to integrate the latest prolotherapy techniques and innovations into his practice. One of these innovations is the use of Platelet Rich Plasma matrix grafts, or PRP for short.

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Featured Testimonials

Since 2003 I've had intermittent sciatic pain from lumbar stenosis alongside of scoliosis. In 2008, two West Coast orthopedic surgeons offered to rebuild my spine but my friend Jean Lusk told me about her comparable medical situation resolved from PRP prolotherapy by Dr. Peterson Erie I agreed to 6 months treatment which lasted from February till July 2010. The conclusion is that I have achieved 80% success in relieving the pain. What I have gained has been just short of miraculous! My attending M.D. remarked that as an 75 year-old my progress was just short of a miracle!

R. Siebens, Rose Villa, Milwaulkie OR

Walking now with no pain!

Dr. Peterson- thank you so much for the prolotherapy-I feel great! I can bend my knees with no pain-squat with no pain-I am walking out with no pain!

Rachel Lewis, retired, Milwaukie Oregon

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