VIDEO – Regenerative Medicine the Future of Interventional Orthopedics: Rudy Herrera, MD

Rudy Herrera, MD is the medical director at Riordan Medical Institute (RMI) in Southlake, Texas. Dr. Herrera is board certified in interventional pain management. In this video, Dr. Herrera discusses: conventional pain management techniques and compares cortisone to stem cell treatments, what types of conditions orthopedic regenerative medicine can help, rotator cuff tear [...]

FDA DRAFT STEM CELL GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS EXPOSED AS IMPROPER RULEMAKING, BAD SCIENCE AND HEARTLESS PUBLIC POLICY

Go to Original Post on RickJaffe.com Today was a good day for people who want continued access stem cells outside of clinic trials, and also for people who want the FDA to allow faster access to this promising technology. There was a wide spectrum of opinions. Some stem cell companies involved in clinical trials wanted [...]

Neil Riordan, PhD discusses stem cell therapy on Larry North’s “Better you Show” – CBS KRLD 1080am

Larry North Larry North has been helping people become healthy for over 25 years. He's done this with three best-selling books, seminars, and gyms. These people were no different than you. The only difference is that they chose to make a change in their life. Now it's your turn. Don't put it off [...]

Stem cell pioneer sets sights on Japan – Japan Times features Neil Riordan, PhD of Medistem Panama

"We enjoy the advantage of having a large amount of clinical data on 2,000 patients. So we analyzed who received which cells and which cells worked best in different conditions. This allowed us to create our selection process through molecular profiling,” explained Medistem (Panama) Founder and CEO Dr. Neil Riordan. Operating what is arguably the [...]

Umbilical Cord Tissue Mesenchymal Stem Cells Best For Clinical Applications

A recent study concluded that umbilical cord tissue is the best source for clinically utilizable mesenchymal stem cells. Comparative Characterization of Cells from the Various Compartments of the Human Umbilical Cord Shows that the Wharton’s Jelly Compartment Provides the Best Source of Clinically Utilizable Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Arjunan Subramanian, Chui-Yee Fong, Arijit Biswas, Ariff Bongso [...]

Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Pain and Injuries – Teresa Hamrick’s Story

Registered Nurse and Stem Cell Recipient, Teresa Hamrick tells her uplifting story about how bone marrow stem cell therapy augmented with AlphaGEMS amniotic tissue product got her out of a wheelchair. Teresa received her treatments at the Riordan-McKenna Institute (RMI) in Southlake, Texas. RMI is Dr. Riordan's new orthopedic stem cell clinic. For more information, [...]

Stem Cell Therapy: Study finds that autologous bone marrow disc injections significantly reduce lumbar disc pain

A study published last year (2015) in the scientific journal Stem Cells entitled “Percutaneous injection of autologous bone marrow concentrate significantly reduces lumbar discogenic pain through 12 months”, reported that patients suffering from chronic back pain due to degenerative disc disease who were treated by injecting their own bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) into their [...]

Stem Cell-Augmented Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair Yields Excellent Results

Int Orthop. 2015 May;39(5):901-5. doi: 10.1007/s00264-015-2725-7. Epub 2015 Mar 22. Outcomes of acute Achilles tendon rupture repair with bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) augmentation Stein BE, Stroh DA, Schon LC. "Excellent results, including no re-ruptures and early mobilisation, were observed..." Abstract PURPOSE: Optimal treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures remains controversial. Positive results using stem-cell-bearing [...]

Recent Study Concludes Patients’ Own Stem Cells with Core Decompression Could Delay or Avoid the Need for Hip Replacement

A recent University of Rome study published in Acta Orhopaedica Belgica entitled “Stage-Related Results In Treatment Of Hip Osteonecrosis With Core-Decompression And Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells” reported that avascular hip necrosis patients treated with a combination of bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) and surgical core decompression experienced significant improvements that could delay or avoid the [...]

Study Shows Bone Marrow Stem Cells Help Tennis Elbow

A study published in the Jul-Dec 2014 edition of the Journal of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine entitled "Bone marrow injection: A novel treatment for tennis elbow" concludes that a single injection of bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) into the elbow lead to significant improvement of patients suffering from tennis elbow. The study followed 30 [...]