Category Archives: Regenerative Medicine

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How Long Does Platelet-Rich Plasma Last in the Knee?

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-by Dr. Maria Karipidis Pouria, MD, FAAP, CAQ sports medicine, FACP  Patients experiencing chronic knee pain that has not improved with conservative treatments such as over-the-counter medication, a home exercise program, physical therapy and occasional cortisone injections, are left feeling frustrated and unaware of further alternatives to invasive surgery or pain medications. The emergence of …

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A Non-Operative Approach to Joint Health and Longevity with PRP

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-by Dr. Maria Karipidis Pouria, MD, FAAP, CAQ sports medicine, FACP Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a natural and safe alternative regenerative therapy to treat joint pain.  The components of your blood include red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma.  During an injury, the platelets are recruited to the site of trauma to promote …

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What Downtime Can I Expect From Regenerative Injections?

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Injections for regenerative purposes are a non-surgical option for patients looking to optimize aging by increasing their mobility and decreasing pain. While these injections are less invasive than surgery, there is minimal downtime associated with the procedure. What To Expect Immediately After Your Injection In the first few hours after your injection, you may actually …

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Regenerative Injections: A Nonsurgical Alternative to Joint Reconstruction or Replacement

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Longevità Medical exists to offer patients nonsurgical options to optimize aging, regenerate vitality, and live younger. One of the ways that we achieve this is through non-operative orthopedics---an alternative to joint reconstruction or replacement for our Rochester, NY, area patients. We aim to provide a comprehensive, personalized assessment and plan of care in the treatment …

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