What Can You do for Chronic Pain?

There is a lot that providers do to help ameliorate chronic pain, but in the provider/patient relationship, there is much…

What are Stem Cells and Are They Necessary to Heal?

There is a growing phenomenon happening in the medical world. So much hope has been placed in stem cell treatment…

Leading Causes for Increased Chronic Pain and Inflammation

A leading contributor to chronic pain and inflammation is the food we eat. When symptoms and conditions fail to respond…

What are Bioactive Peptides?

In the last 10 years or so there has been a lot of attention toward peptides and their use in…

What is Jumpers Knee and How Can it be Successfully Treated?

Patellar tendonitis, also commonly referred to as jumper’s knee is a condition that can cause severe knee pain. Jumper’s knee…

IO Core Bone Marrow Injections Changing Medicine

The IO-Core Bone Marrow Injections provides an alternative to these invasive surgical procedures, and they can significantly improve joint health and functionality leaving you to live your life free of the joint pain caused by Osteoarthritis.

Using Regenerative Medicine In Combination With Other Treatments

Here at Active Life Physical Medicine & Pain Center we know that regenerative medicine treatments are growing in popularity due to their ability to regenerate damaged tissues, helping to maintain original function and prevent the growth of scar tissue. One of the biggest benefits of these therapies is that they are able to provide these benefits while being only minimally or even noninvasive.

How does Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) aid in injury recovery?

Here at Active Life Physical Medicine & Pain Center we agree that regenerative medicine therapies are one of the biggest topics in the medical world, and platelet-rich plasma is near the forefront. Platelet-rich plasma, also known as PRP, is generated from a person’s own…

What is the history of Platelet-Rich Plasma?

Platelet-rich plasma, also known as PRP, contains a high concentration of growth factors and platelets. PRP that is used in regenerative medicine is autologous, meaning that it is generated from a person’s own body.

Regenerative Medicine Treatments for Tennis/Golf Elbow

Dr. Wendi Lundquist says “The elbow is only designed to hinge in one direction, but it still takes quite a bit of abuse and absorbs force with lots of movements. It is also a common area of injury because most all of the forearm muscles and some of the upper arm muscles connect there”. Two of the most common injuries that occur to the elbow are…

Stem Cell Therapy and Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatments used for Athletes

Dr. Wendi Lundquist, DO of the Active Life Pain Center explains how two regenerative medicine therapies: platelet rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapy, have been gaining momentum in the field of injury treatments over the past decade or so. These two treatments utilize cells…

Dr Arnold Caplan PhD: The Father of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Mesenchyme stem cell therapy is one of the biggest topics when it comes to regenerative medicine. These cells have the ability to change into a number of different cells depending on their location in the body and which tissue requires healing. This ability is referred to as…