Christopher Jones, M.D. | Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Stem cell treatments, also referred to as biologics, are a very hot topic. The media and internet are filled with marketing and false information as to what these treatments are capable of accomplishing. The reason for this is simple. Currently, no insurance companies recognize this as a
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Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, is a relatively common cause of disabling shoulder pain and dysfunction. When a patient comes into my office with severe pain in the shoulder, providing frozen should diagnosis and treatment is always at the top of my list as I begin to evaluate their case. Although it is not as
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) – What Are the Shoulder Applications? While PRP therapies are still considered experimental by the vast majority of insurances, clinicians are continuing to expand its applications as we are seeing excellent results utilizing it as a treatment for a wide variety of conditions.
Pre-Procedure If you are having a PRP or Bone Marrow aspirate Make sure that you arrive to clinic being well hydrated. If you are dehydrated, it may affect our ability to obtain an adequate blood or bone marrow volume Avoid all anti-inflammatory medications for 5-7 days prior to your procedure These include Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Aleve,
Potential Benefits and Applications Dr. Jones is excited to offer cutting edge biologic treatments for various orthopedic ailments. As a fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon, he has the expertise to appropriately apply these treatments that many of the “stem cell clinic” providers simply do not possess. There are many musculoskeletal problems where there is not a