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Jan 16

Comparing PRP to Tenex in the treatment of medial and lateral epicondylitis

[section_tc][column_tc span='12'][text_tc trigger_pt='0' duration='1000' delay='0']Medial and lateral epicondylitis are two common elbow conditions that affect a variety of athletes and can significantly impair arm function. While epicondylitis generally responds to conservative treatment, the course can be prolonged and it’s unclear whether some treatments may work better than others. In a study published in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, several authors including TOBI faculty Drs. Kenneth Mautner and Allison Boden compared the effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and Tenex...

Jan 5

Ortho-Biologics for Ligament Repair and Reconstruction

Chahla et al. 2019 Over the past decade, the advancement in the use of orthobiologic therapies have evolved from stimulating the recovery process and restoring native or near-native tissue to incorporating symptom management. The most popular applications of biological modalities commonly treat acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries; and in some respects, they have served as adjuvants for conservative and surgical approaches to care. However, inconsistencies and limitations remain a challenge to documenting efficacious results because there is no clear algorithm...

Dec 5

Dr. Victor Ibrahim Memorial Scholarships to TOBI X 2019

The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) honors Dr. Victor Ibrahim's legacy with the Dr. Victor Ibrahim Memorial Orthobiologic Scholarship to provide registrations to TOBI X 2019 to Residents, Fellows, Military, or Physicians in underserved regions. Each scholarship provides registration to The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) 10th Annual PRP & Regenerative Medicine Symposium, Workshops and Cadaver Labs, June 6-8, 2019 at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Please join us by sharing this opportunity with students, military, and physicians who will benefit from this education,...