Special Announcement - Now Enrolling for FDA Approved Stem Cell Study
Dr. Mitchell Sheinkop has completed training and is credentialed for the first of its kind FDA approved stem cell clinical trial for knee arthritis. Our clinic is now enrolling patients in this trial. Contact us at 312-767-5761 for details. Click here to learn more.

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I Am Still an Orthopedic Surgeon

Instead of using a knife and a metal prosthesis, I substituted a needle and biologics ten years ago; hence the term cellular orthopedics. It is almost 9 years since I retired from Rush and Midwest Orthopedics as Professor and Director of the Joint Replacement program...

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Continued Patient Education or Watch My Two New Webinars

Two Fridays ago, I spent my day developing two new webinars so my patients, present and future, will be informed and updated. While the ultimate regenerative educational experience will take place at the time of an office visit and consultation, I believe the best...

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Are Birth Tissues a form of Orthobiologics?

Those who regularly read my blogs are aware that for the past several years, I have stated that there are no living stem cells in Birth Tissues such as Wharton’s Jelly. Umbilical Cord Blood, Placental Tissue and Amniotic Fluid. Nevertheless, as recently as last...

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The Inclusion Criteria for Biologics

Let’s start with a definition. Orthobiologics is that subdivision of Regenerative Medicine wherein cells from your circulating blood, adipose tissue or bone marrow (autologous) are recovered, processed and reintroduced to that part of your musculoskeletal system...

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The Autobiography of My Knees or What Do Doctors Do?

Now you know it, I have degenerative arthritis of both knees. It has affected me for more than ten years. In 2017 because of progressive symptoms and limitation, I had thought that I would need to give up skiing, cycling and fly fishing. At the time, imaging was...

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Progress with the PSC FDA approved Stem Cell Clinical Trial

Readers of this Blog are aware of my having been credentialed for the first ever, FDA approved, Clinical Trial allowing the use of stem cells, retrieved from your own adipose tissue, in the care and treatment of arthritis. Until now, although heavily advertised, it...

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We Are from the Government and We Are Here to Help

The stem cell industry has seen little regulation in recent years. Unproven and untested treatments are often used in clinics that serve numerous clients because “these clinics operate mostly in the private health care sector and typically market their interventions...

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A Cellular Orthopedic Update

Between vacations, holidays, developing an algorithm for a new clinical trial, while at the same time credentialing for the FDA Personalized Stem Cell Clinical Trial, I ran out of time so I haven’t been blogging as usual. All this while, I continue to practice...

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American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery Advocacy in Action

What prompted this Blog subject matter is an inquiry I received from a colleague concerning the use of Stromal Vascular Fraction (Adipose Derived Stem Cells) as an injection option for an arthritic knee. I know something about this alternative as I am an investigator in PSC-CP-001, a Current Clinical Trial for which we will soon be announcing enrollment.

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