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Come spend an hour with us and get some honest answers about what PRP and Stem Cells are best used for in orthopedics. The Director, Don Buford MD, will be leading the seminar and answering all your questions and giving you tips on how to avoid scams. Dr. Buford is a board certified orthopedic surgeon in Dallas for 19 years and is very involved in research and teaching and training other doctors in orthopedic regenerative medicine. The seminar runs from 7p - 8p at 1015 N. Carroll, #2000, Dallas, Texas, 75204
Orthopedics and PRP and Stem Cells! Have you seen our Instagram site recently?…We are adding ever 250 followers a week and just added our 2000th follower. On IG I mix in fun tips and tidbits, clinical tips, short interviews on hot topics (like commenting on the umbilical cord blood hashtag#scam “Stem Cell” injection the actor who played Superman recently got from a nurse in Beverly Hills.
We have done hundreds and hundreds of bone marrow aspirations and PRP injections in the office! Don’t let anyone tell you that you have to go to the hospital or a surgery center to get these procedures done. Average procedure time for PRP: 30 minutes Average procedure time for bone marrow concentrate: 45 min.
#1. There are no living stem cells in frozen, shipped umbilical cord or amniotic fluid or Wharton’s Jelly or placenta
#2. The FDA has ruled that these products are unapproved biologic drugs when used for orthopedic conditions (ie. illegal to give)
Interesting Canadian pilot study (N=12) on cultured bone marrow derived MSCs used for knee osteoarthritis (KL3 and KL4) This is one of the very few published papers showing dose dependent outcomes (higher dose…better outcome) with autologous cultured bone marrow derived MSCs.
The Park Avenue Stem Cell clinic is a former Cell Surgical Network affiliate which is a network whose founders (Drs. Mark Berman and Dr. Elliot Lander, are currently entangled with their own legal struggles with the USA Justice department over their stem cell clinic claims and activities.