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The 5-5-5 Knee Stem Cell Treatment: Hype or Reality?

The 5-5-5 Knee Stem Cell Treatment: Hype or Reality?

Herman Cane became famous for his 9-9-9 plan during his presidential bid. Now there’s a new plan in the arena of stem cells brought to us by a reader of this blog, the 5-5-5 knee stem cell treatment. If you get a knee stem cell injection you’ll be pain free in 5 days,...
Is Vitamin D Arthritis Pain Relief for Real? Maybe…

Is Vitamin D Arthritis Pain Relief for Real? Maybe…

If you have arthritis, should you take or ditch Vitamin D? Is vitamin d arthritis pain relief for real, or are you wasting your money? Right now there are 241 scientific papers on the topic listed in the US National Library of Medicine. Regrettably, the research is...
Knee Arthritis Diet? An Obscure Hormone may be Trashing Your Knees

Knee Arthritis Diet? An Obscure Hormone may be Trashing Your Knees

Is there a knee arthritis diet or is the issue more complex? We’d all accept at face value that a heavier person has more wear and tear on their joints. This is true, but what most people don’t realize is that a hormone with a funny name (Leptin) may be equally...
The Top 5 Most Common Shoulder Problems

The Top 5 Most Common Shoulder Problems

Over any 10 year period, about 15% of us will see a doctor for shoulder pain and that number climbs as we get older. While you might think that only one or two things can cause pain in the shoulder, there are actually quite a few. These most common shoulder problems...
Fat Stem Cell Arthritis Treatments: Are All Fat Stem Cells Equal?

Fat Stem Cell Arthritis Treatments: Are All Fat Stem Cells Equal?

There are an ever increasing supply of physicians who have taken a weekend course to deliver fat stem cell arthritis treatments. What should patients know? All stem cells are created equal, right? Wrong. Let me explain. For many patients, the term “stem cell” means a...