Jan 27

Efficacy of Autologous Bone Marrow Concentrate for Knee Osteoarthritis with and without Adipose Graft:

A recent study published in BioMed Research International in September 2014 examined the effects of Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) with and without adipose grafting on knee Osteoarthritis (OA). The study collected data on 840 intra-articular BMC knee injections (616 BMC only and 224 BMC + adipose graft) via a prospective treatment registry.  The registry included outcome and complications questionnaires, completed at 1,3,6 and 12 months post procedure by patients from 17 different outpatient clinics, the majority of which came from Dr. Christopher Centeno's clinic.  In addition, investigators specifically analyzed pre- and post-treatment outcomes...

Jan 22

Mechanisms and Efficacy of Heat and Cold Therapies for Musculoskeletal Injury

The Orthobiologic Institute: TOBI Faculty, Gerard Malanga MD, and colleagues recently published a review article titled “Mechanisms and efficacy of heat and cold therapies for musculoskeletal injury” in Post Graduate Medicine discussing the potential mechanisms and applications of heat and cold therapy. Although many different mechanisms have been described throughout the decades, heat and cold therapies have continued to be used in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. However, throughout the general population, and even amongst healthcare professionals, the common question still remains, "Should I...

Dec 16

The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) Alumni Guillermo Alvarez Rey Publishes New Study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine:

Guillermo Alvarez Ray, The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) Alumni, recently published a new article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine titled Non-Insertional Tensor Fascia Lata Tendinopathy: Atypical Presentation and Undescribed us Findings. The study examined two clinical cases of chronic groin pain secondary to Tensor Fascia Lata (TFL) tendinopathy. The two cases were both active males ages 30 and 39, who presented with chronic pain and difficulty with running. The main area of pain was identified as the proximal anterolateral...