• Don’t be fooled by bogus stem cell claims

    Don’t be fooled by bogus stem cell claims

    When it comes to cellular orthopedics, for me, it is a matter of honor and self-interest. If you aren’t aware of the bogus stem cell claims or “false news”, read the LA Times article that appeared last week http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik–oz-stem-cell-20170213-story.html...

    Read More

  • The case for a repeat Bone Marrow Concentrate intervention

    The case for a repeat Bone Marrow Concentrate intervention

    This week, I am repeating stem cell/growth factor interventions in two patients; one with arthritis of the hip, and the other with osteoarthritis of both knees. Four years ago, at the initiation of my interventional orthopedic practice, I spoke of adult mesenchymal stem cells alone but now we know that...

    Read More

  • Comparing Stem Cell Outcomes to those of Total Joint Replacements

    Comparing Stem Cell Outcomes to those of Total Joint Replacements

    I recently received the yearly publication from the Orthopedic and Rheumatology Institute of the Cleveland Clinic; the latter recognized as one of the 10 most prestigious orthopedic centers in the nation. Every year the publication, a marketing exercise by the Cleveland Clinic, focuses on certain subspecialty...

    Read More

  • The role Growth Factors play in Regenerative Medicine

    The role Growth Factors play in Regenerative Medicine

    “Growth factor, any of a group of proteins that stimulate the growth of specific tissues. Growth factors play an important role I promoting cellular differentiation and cell division,” and they occur in bone marrow as well as your circulating blood. “When investigators began studying the effects...

    Read More

  • 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...

    Read More

  • 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...

    Read More

  • 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...

    Read More

  • 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...

    Read More

  • Announcing an Amniotic Fluid Clinical Trial

    Announcing an Amniotic Fluid Clinical Trial

    As the regular readers of this Blog are aware, one way to catch my attention is to send me another announcement found in a local newspaper regarding “free” Amniotic Fluid Concentrate seminars in which the reader (victim) then learns at the seminar that he or she can receive stem cells to cure whatever...

    Read More

  • The explosive growth of Stem Cell interest in my practice

    The explosive growth of Stem Cell interest in my practice

    For those new to this Blog, my focus on Regenerative Medicine has just started its fifth year. Prior to that time, I was an orthopedic surgeon surgically replacing hips and knees at a major academic Chicago Medical center for almost 40 years. I then graduated into Regenerative Medicine where I have dedicated...

    Read More

Back to top