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Regenerative Orthopedics

Go beyond recovery to true renewal.

What is Regenerative Orthopedics?

Science that rejuvenates and heals your body – without surgery.

Regenerative Orthopedics is medicine that uses non-surgical injection procedures for the permanent repair of damaged tendons, ligaments, and joints.

Our regenerative injection therapies enhance your body’s innate healing abilities. Experience a personalized path beyond recovery to true renewal of your health and vitallity.

NW Regen treatments include precise ultrasound-guided and fluoroscopic injections that regenerate tissue for accelerated healing without extensive recovery time

Our regenerative treatments heal & repair ligament and tendon damage and mitigate pain without surgery, steroids, or more medications.

Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT)

Prolotherapy

Regenerative joint injection therapy using dextrose solutions to stimulate healing and permanently strengthen and repair painful, injured joints. For acute and chronic joint pain.

Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT)

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

Advanced form of joint injection therapy that uses elements within platelets to regulate inflammation, promote new blood supply; and repair, remodel, and restore damaged tissues.

Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT)

Biocellular Therapies

Powerful injection therapies that use an adipose (fatty) tissue graft from your body, rich in regenerative cells including stem cells that help repair degenerative conditions in ligaments, tendons, and muscles.

Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT)

Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT)

This naturopathic treatment calms inflamed nerves and promotes healing with small injections of pH-balanced dextrose solution to block receptors on nerve endings responsible for pain and inflammation.

Regenerative Orthopedics treatments FAQs

Are these treatments part of a larger care plan?

By combining advanced therapies like Prolotherapy, PRP, and MFAT with targeted treatments such as bioidentical hormone therapy and IV nutritional infusions, NW Regen offers a comprehensive spectrum of care tailored to your unique health journey.|

Do these regenerative orthopedics treatments offer a cure?

Though science is driving change daily, there is still a long way to go before we can regenerate and repair the body to what it was, at its prime.

NW Regen regenerative orthopedics treatments aim to reduce pain, improve lives, and help people optimize their
performance. We offer the MOST ADVANCED ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT OPTIONS for general orthopedic surgeries and total joint replacement surgeries – often delaying them for years or even stopping them completely.

We empower our patients with effective, best-evidence-informed approaches for common orthopedic conditions.

No treatment will provide the same outcome for every patient. We do our best to tailor each treatment to each individual patient and honestly assess who will benefit and who may not.

Who should NOT consider these treatments?

If you have any of the following conditions, please discuss them with us or with your primary care physician:

  • Chronic illness
  • Acute infection
  • Blood-based diseases
  • Use certain types of blood thinners that affect clotting
  • Cancer that has not been in remission for 5 years or more.
What should I expect on my first visit?

Before your first visit, we ask that you complete our new patient forms and gather all of your pertinent records and any imaging reports or DVDs. Bring those with you on your first visit!

A first office visit lasts approximately 1.5 hours and includes a review of your intake forms, any imaging you brought, and a history of your condition. We’ll discuss the medical condition for which you are seeking care.

Next, we’ll perform a focused exam followed by a thorough musculoskeletal diagnostic ultrasound exam. From there, we will be able to make recommendations and schedule your treatment accordingly. If labs or further imaging are required, we will order and review prior to treatment.

Our goal is to provide the best evidence-informed and science-based medicine to treat our patients. We believe that taking the time to educate and empower you with knowledge about your condition will help give you the best results possible. Your condition is yours to control; it should never be a mystery! The right knowledge and understanding can help you take back your life.

What kind of image guidance is used?

We use two main forms of ultra-precise guidance: Fluoroscopy and Musculoskeletal ultrasound sonography.  

What kind of training is required for regenerative procedures?
There are only a couple of residencies and mentorship-based programs available in the U.S. Most of them are within the Naturopathic profession while others are highly exclusive and/or solely for franchise-based practitioners. Physicians should spend a few years in a fellowship, residency, or mentorship to practice regenerative procedures and have a greater-than-average understanding of general orthopedic medicine after receiving their traditional medical degree and credentials.
What do I need to know about payments?

Since interventional orthopedic and orthobiologic medicine is not typically a covered specialty:

• NW Regen is a cash-pay practice.
• We are not preferred providers with any insurance company.
• We do not accept Med-Pay or accident insurance.

We DO provide you with super bills that contain a breakdown of procedures performed, all diagnostic coding, and any documentation you may need to submit to your insurance provider. We do not guarantee our services will be reimbursed, but our helpful staff is available to guide you through the process of submitting claims to your insurance provider.

How to Choose a Regenerative Physician

Not all regenerative practices provide the same level of care. If you’re evaluating different physicians, here are some good questions to ask.

Is the person selling the interventional orthopedic and orthobiologic medicine able to perform the treatment?

If you went to a seminar on interventional orthopedic and orthobiologic medicine and the person lecturing is not able to perform the treatment, keep looking. Find doctors who perform interventional orthopedic and orthobiologic medicine as their sole profession. These doctors are licensed and have the highly specialized qualifications and training to diagnose, manage, and treat using interventional orthopedic and orthobiologic medicines.

What is interventional orthopedic and orthobiologic medicine?

If doctors can’t immediately give an all-day talk about interventional orthopedic and orthobiologic medicine to the point that your eyes glaze over, move on. Well-trained regenerative physicians are wildly excited about this type of medicine. They have a passion for it, and it’s obvious.

Can you tell me the number of cells in the treatment?

Cell counts are extremely important in orthobiologic medicine. Without knowing the numbers of cells a practitioner is putting into your body, you cannot reliably repeat or know if you are receiving the therapeutic threshold needed to create positive therapeutic benefit. Cell counting is a reliable, easy way to do this. It helps us tailor treatments to unique conditions.

Do you follow current FDA guidelines for proper protocols?

If a doctor uses anything from a vial that gets injected into your body, he or she should understand the regulatory pathways for those products. There is a great deal of misinformation in the marketplace, so practitioners need to rely on standard FDA guidelines. Interventional orthopedic and orthobiologic medicine practitioners should have an incredible depth of knowledge about FDA regulations. Practitioners must take the time to review, understand and be able to safely implement standards that are allowed per the FDA.

How do you track your outcomes?

Data tracking analytic software is becoming the standard of care and should be used in every interventional orthopedic and orthobiologic medicine clinic for better outcome studies. This helps build a database showing how well treatments work across the field AND it helps the doctor track individual improvements. It also allows small specialty clinics like ours to partake in research, which is the future of our field.

Do you use image guidance?

The two main forms of guidance are Fluoroscopy and Musculoskeletal ultrasound sonography. Some type of ultrasound assistance should be used in almost all regenerative injection therapies to help diagnose and locate the exact spot where injections should be administered. If a physician isn’t using some sort of guidance, he or she should have decades of hands-on experience using more traditional regenerative injection procedures.

What kind of training is required for regenerative procedures?
There are only a couple of residencies and mentorship-based programs available in the U.S. Most of them are within the Naturopathic profession while others are highly exclusive and/or solely for franchise-based practitioners. Physicians should spend a few years in a fellowship, residency, or mentorship to practice regenerative procedures and have a greater-than-average understanding of general orthopedic medicine after receiving their traditional medical degree and credentials.

Recover from injuries, reduce pain, improve mobility.

Use your body’s own cells to promote accelerated healing and regeneration of damaged tissues in the musculoskeletal system.