Special Announcement - Now Screening for FDA Approved Stem Cell Study
Dr. Mitchell Sheinkop has completed training and is credentialed for an FDA-approved stem cell clinical trial for knee arthritis. Our clinic is now screening patients for this trial. Contact us at 312-475-1893 for details. Click here to learn more.

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Do Regenerative Medicine and Orthobiologics Really Work?

Do Regenerative Medicine and Orthobiologics Really Work?

Two weekends ago, a retired vascular surgeon posed the question to me: hence the title of this Blog. In response, I cited a Tale of two sisters, and I will repeat the anecdote as I had answered his question. The wife of a foot and ankle surgeon manages the related...

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The Time for Adipose Derived Stem Cells May Be Getting Closer

The Time for Adipose Derived Stem Cells May Be Getting Closer

California Clinic Chain Wins Its Case with the FDA A big event happened that may shake up the FDA regulation of autologous orthobiologics. What Happened? The court ruling on August 30th by the US District Court (Central District of California) was in favor of the...

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Platelet Rich Plasma vs. Corticosteroids and More

Platelet Rich Plasma vs. Corticosteroids and More

Steroids have always been the “go-to thing” for an inflamed joint but the standard of care has evolved. Many of us have replaced steroid injections with PRP as the new standard. Despite the immediate pain relief that a cortisone injection when combined with a local...

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Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow

I am not referring to Shakespeare's Macbeth nor to Kurt Vonnegut's short story. My knees and hips are tired of waiting for the FDA to approve the Personalized Stem Cell Clinical Trial. I am moving forward with an alternative option that should and could provide me...

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An Update | The Personalized Stem Cell Clinical Trial

An Update | The Personalized Stem Cell Clinical Trial

“Exciting things are happening at PSC. Next month we will be submitting to the FDA our Phase 2 clinical protocol that is designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of stem cells as a treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis, but in a much larger trial. This will be a...

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Costs of Stem Cell and Ortho-biologic Care

Costs of Stem Cell and Ortho-biologic Care

Out-of-pocket (OOP) costs for medical and surgical care can result ina  substantial financial burden for patients and families. Relatively little is known regarding OOP costs for commercially insured patients receiving orthopaedic surgery. OOP costs associated with a...

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What is the role of Regenerative Medicine?

What is the role of Regenerative Medicine?

U.S. hospitals performed more than 100,000 surgeries on older patients during the first year of the pandemic, according to a new Lown Institute analysis. The healthcare think tank relied on Medicare claims data and analyzed eight common low-value procedures. It called...

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A Stem Cell Orthopedic Update

A Stem Cell Orthopedic Update

Autologous stem cell therapy means your own stem cells are used to treat you. In other words, the donor is also the recipient. Over ten years ago, I started aspirating a patient’s own bone marrow as the source of stem cells for diminishing the symptoms and improving...

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The Stem Cell Town Crier

The Stem Cell Town Crier

My Cellular Orthopedic/Regenerative Medicine practice is evidence-based. In short, we integrate patient care with research. Our outcomes and patient satisfaction data over the last two years clearly show that the highly concentrated injectate of A2M and concentrated...

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