Strenuous activity can sometimes have a negative impact on the body, leading to inflammation and break down of the cartilage. All joints are affected, but the worst perpetrators are the largest joints like the hip or knee. In the past, if you’ve experienced debilitating pain like this, there have been few conservative treatment options outside of surgery or joint replacement. That meant weeks in rehabilitation and weeks of pain, with little movement. Who has time for that?
You’ve heard of regenerative medicine — a natural treatment option that utilizes the body’s own healing process to rejuvenate damaged tissue. Now, the next advancement in regenerative medicine is here in the form of Lipogems Injections. Lipogems injections are ideal for joint-related pain, arthritis, ligament/tendon tears, and spinal conditions (just to name a few) that can easily pop up during a rousing game on the court or out on the golf course. Curious to learn more about how this works? Click here.
Fat is a great tissue to use to naturally heal structures for a variety of issues:
Dr. Niteesh Bharara is a world-renowned, double board certified orthopedic physician specializing in non-surgical sports medicine. He serves as the Director of Regenerative Medicine at Virginia Spine Institute and leads the Mid-Atlantic region in performing effective natural therapies such as stem cell therapy, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), prolotherapy, and adipose injections. Dr. Bharara’s distinguished expertise within this field earned him 2022 Face of Regenerative Medicine, and Top Doctor recognition in consecutive years. Learn more about Dr. Bharara.