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What are Stem Cells

An Overview of Stem Cell Therapy in Orthopedic Medicine Countless individuals living in the Denver, Vail and Aspen, Colorado communities experience orthopedic injuries and chronic joint disorders each year. In many cases, Dr. Matthew Provencher begins treatment with non-surgical measures that include rest, heat and ice therapy, medications and physical therapy. Unfortunately, conservative treatment [...]

Stem Cell Therapy for Rotator Cuff Tears

Stem Cell Therapy for Rotator Cuff Tears Overview As the most mobile joint in the human body, the shoulder is prone to a wide number of injuries. One of the most common injuries associated with the shoulder includes rotator cuff disorders. The rotator cuff is a critical structure within the shoulder that provides stability [...]

Stem Cell Therapy for Knees

Adult Stem Cells are a New Alternative to Knee Replacement The knee is a complex joint placed under an extreme amount of stress each and every day during normal tasks, work activities and athletics. When the articular cartilage that covers each bone within the knee begins to break down from the natural aging process [...]

Stem Cell Knee Therapy Cost

An Overview of Stem Cell Knee Therapy Cost and Ideal Candidates for the Biologic Treatment Knee pain is one of the leading causes of orthopedic visits in the United States, often causing individuals to limit normal everyday tasks and discontinue athletic activities. When knee pain becomes chronic following an injury, or from natural degeneration [...]

PRP Orthopedic Injections

PRP Orthopedic Injections Overview The success stories associated with platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy helping return professional athletes to competitive sports quickly continues to lead orthopedic medicine headlines. Many residents living in the Denver, Vail and Aspen, Colorado communities are not aware that blood platelet injection therapy was developed in the 1970s, but orthopedic [...]

PRP Knee

PRP Knee Injection Overview The knee joint is placed under an extreme amount of stress each day during normal tasks, work movements and athletic activities. Because of the knee’s constant stress load, it is one of the most commonly injured joints and a top reason individuals living in the Denver, Vail and Aspen, Colorado [...]

PRP Joint Injections

PRP Joint Injections Overview According to the CDC, approximately 52.5 million American adults suffer from some form of osteoarthritis. This ‘wear and tear’ type of arthritis is a progressive joint condition that is typically associated with the knees, shoulder, hips and hands and is caused by degeneration of a joint’s articular cartilage. Because osteoarthritis [...]

PRP Injections

An Overview of Platelet Rich Plasma Cost and Ideal PRP Candidates Athletes and individuals who remain active on a regular basis put their bodies through a significant amount of stress every time they engage in the sports they love, whether it be running, football or skiing. Sports injuries plague individuals of all ages and [...]

Trial Comparing Clinical Outcomes and Effects on Intra-articular Biology for the Treatment of Knee Hyaluronic Acid Versus Platelet-Rich Plasma: A Prospective, Double-Blind Randomized Controlled

This article favors platelet-Rich Plasma over Hyaluronic Acid for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Brian Cole is a leader in Biologics for orthopedic use and shows here that PRP is favored in patient reported outcomes over HA injections over a 1 year period. Full Article: Trial Comparing Clinical Outcomes and Effects on Intra-articular Biology for [...]