• Evidence Based Cellular Orthopedics

    Evidence Based Cellular Orthopedics

    The other day, I noted a www.Ilcellulartherapy.com (my web site) request from a patient seeking to schedule an appointment at my office. That phone call had been placed ten days earlier and my assistants failed to respond in a timely manner. When eventually returned, the potential patient indicated that...

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  •  Stem cell intervention outcome in a husband and wife

    “____ and I are doing well. Mitch administered stem cell therapy on my non-operative hip and things feel great. First time I’ve been pain free in 10 years. Can’t wait for ski season” “Mine are doing great”. This second quote from the mutual friend who is patient getting ready for the ski...

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  • “FDA Cracks Down On Stem-Cell Clinics Selling Unapproved Treatments”

    “FDA Cracks Down On Stem-Cell Clinics Selling Unapproved Treatments”

    The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on “unscrupulous” clinics selling unproven and potentially dangerous treatments involving stem cells. Hundreds of clinics around the country have started selling stem cell therapies that supposedly use stem cells but have not been approved...

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  • Postpone, perhaps avoid joint replacements

    Postpone, perhaps avoid joint replacements

    Last week, we traveled to Israel to celebrate the wedding of our youngest son. Israel became the destination for the event as Eric and Judith had met there while his music business was subcontracting to Coke and Judith led the International Marketing initiatives for Coke. The event took place on July...

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  • Regenerative options for patients receiving chemotherapy, immunosuppression or radiation therapy

    Regenerative options for patients receiving chemotherapy, immunosuppression or radiation therapy

    There has always been a category of patients for whom Bone Marrow Concentrate derived stem cells and growth factors were not a viable option. Patients who have received or are receiving chemotherapy, radiation therapy or immunosuppression have diminished stem cell viability and actual numbers. Such...

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  • What does Bone Marrow Concentrate really do?

    What does Bone Marrow Concentrate really do?

    I challenge the reader with this question because it becomes apparent, even the majority of the medical community can’t provide an accurate answer.  There are all kinds of claims and statements running rampant; so today, I will try to make some order out of chaos.  Let me begin with the patient who...

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  • All Stem Cell Procedures are not the same

    All Stem Cell Procedures are not the same

    Last week, a patient called and cancelled her scheduled Bone Marrow Concentrate Regenexx SD Stem cell procedure declaring that she had found a less expensive provider for stem cells. I wished her well and devoted some time to trying to better understand the price range posted on the internet for the...

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  • Who with osteoarthritis may benefit from Regenerative Medicine?

    Who with osteoarthritis may benefit from Regenerative Medicine?

    First of all, let me expand on the concept of Regenerative Medicine at times also understood as Cellular Orthopedics or Stem Cell therapy. Cells with stem cell properties are present in bone marrow, the peripheral circulatory system, adipose tissue, synovial tissue, muscle tissue, and tendon. At this...

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  • I produced a Cellular Orthopedic webinar

    I produced a Cellular Orthopedic webinar

    You may be the first to see the preview A web-i-nar according to the dictionary, is a seminar that takes place over the internet. Dr. Sheinkop’s Webinar on Regenerative Medicine  While not yet ready for prime time, it will go live in 45 days, but readers of this Blog may view it now by clicking...

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  • Surgery, Stem cells or Physical therapy for a Meniscal Tear and Osteoarthritis

    Surgery, Stem cells or Physical therapy for a Meniscal Tear and Osteoarthritis

    “Whether arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for symptomatic patients with a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis results in better functional outcomes than physical therapy alone is uncertain.” The above article appeared in the May, 2013 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine but is still a subject...

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