Orthobiologics is a rapidly growing field that employs biomaterials and cell-based therapies to help patients heal. Through empowering the body to heal from within, orthobiologic treatments provide thrilling alternatives to traditional orthopedic possibilities. Orthobiologics are less invasive than traditional methods and (in many cases) more effective.
Orthobiologic therapies collect proteins and cells naturally found in human biology to help encourage productive regrowth of musculoskeletal tissues, including bone, ligaments, cartilage and tendons. Dr. Johnson is at the forefront of orthobiologics, having studied methods in Germany with specialists. He hopes to bring the healing elements of orthobiologics to his patients, better improving their quality of life.
Orthobiologics are substances many orthopedic surgeons use to assist in the healing process of injuries. They speed up the recovery process and can be used to help the healing of injured muscles, broken bones, and strained ligaments and tendons. Orthobiologics are made from substances found naturally within your body and as they are used, they can help assuage injuries and even, in some cases, avoid surgery.
Proteins found in your body have great potential for developing and promoting healing within the body and are a key factor in orthobiologics. When lead to an injury site, these proteins can assist in healing muscles, bones, cartilage, and ligaments. With so much possibility the harvesting of these proteins have been paramount to many doctors’ research which is why the recent development of orthobiologics has such potential.
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If you're suffering from bone, ligament, cartilage, or tendon pain, orthobiologics might be the procedure for you. It's a viable option for healing, and most importantly, a real alternative to invasive surgery.
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When dealing with the pain and limitations of a sports-related injury, arthritis or any other ailment, you need the peace of mind of working with an experienced, trusted orthopedic doctor in Oklahoma City like Dr. Calvin Johnson. He uses cutting-edge medicine, a personalized approach to care and an unparalleled dedication to his patients to achieve the best results possible. Dr. Johnson’s goal is get you back on your feet and back to life.
Orthobiologics is a growing field of medicine aimed at helping patients heal using cell-based therapies and biomaterials, which allow a patient’s body to heal from within. Compared to traditional treatments, orthobiologics is less invasive, yet more effective for a speedier recovery.
It’s a fact arthritis can affect anyone at any time, but one thing that doesn’t have to be a fact is accepting the pain that comes along with it. For arthritis treatment in Oklahoma City, Dr. Johnson can help patients who don’t respond well to traditional medications. Through biologics, the immune system is targeted to help slow down the progression of arthritis.
Dr. Johnson is both a qualified shoulder surgeon and knee surgeon in Oklahoma City, utilizing the safest, most current methods available to reduce recovery time and side effects. Contact us today to learn more or to set up your appointment so you can begin experiencing the relief you deserve.
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Biologic Treatment Of Arthritis
Throughout recent decades, there have been great medical advances concerning treating arthritis through biologics. Biologics, or biologic response modifiers, can help patients whose arthritis fails to respond to traditional anti rheumatic drugs or DMARDs.
Biologics are genetically-engineered proteins that come directly from the genes of humans. They help stifle inflammation, a core feature of arthritis. These proteins target specific attributes of the immune system in order to remedy the debilitating pain caused by arthritis. Biologic procedures have been shown to assist slowing the progression of arthritis, even in cases where other types of treatment failed to work. Biologics are part of a movement toward significant improvements in treatment. It’s a shift from passive to active treatment that has yielded, and continues to yield, positive results.