Blog Archive

Recovering From a Sports Injury? PRP Can Get You Active Again Faster Aug 16th, 2019

It doesn’t matter if you’re a weekend warrior, an elite-level athlete, or anywhere in between. Participating in sports often means dealing with injuries arising from the activity. These can be minor, such as twists, muscle aches, or light sprains; or they can be serious, including torn ligaments or broken bones....

Don't Suffer From Joint Pain — Learn How Regenerative Medicine Can Help You Jul 1st, 2019

A recent report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that about 23% of all American adults have arthritis. The severity of discomfort of joint pain can range from a minor and occasional soreness to a constant ache or pain that affects your lifestyle. Don’t let chronic...

How Stem Cell Therapy Can Work to Improve Your Back Pain Jun 12th, 2019

Nearly 80% of adults in the United States experience low back pain at one time or another. Many live with chronic pain for years without relief. A new treatment, stem cell therapy, may help. Tapping into our body’s own remarkable healing system, Dr. Pallavi Cherukupally MD and our team of...

Statement from IOF President on the New York Times Article “An Unproven Cure” May 31st, 2019

As President of the Interventional Orthopedic Foundation, it was with great interest that I read the article by Denise Grady and Reed Abelson: “An Unproven Cure”. This article notes that “stem cell treatments have risen, despite little evidence they work” and goes on to note that “rogue clinics are accused of...

Where Do Stem Cells Come from and How do They Work? May 16th, 2019

Stem cells are revolutionizing medical treatments. The use of stem cells is still very new, but the results are promising. Especially for treating musculoskeletal pain. So, what exactly are stem cells and why are they so special? The cells in your body have a specific mission. Stem cells are different....

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP): Why it's a Game Changer for Treating Aging Joints Apr 30th, 2019

It isn’t easy growing older, especially when you start developing degenerative joint conditions like osteoarthritis. This condition affects more than 30 million American men and women and causes several symptoms, including: Aches or pains Stiffness or swelling Reduced range of motion and flexibility Here in Orlando, Florida, Dr. Pallavi Cherukupally...