Regenerative Medicine in Kansas City

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What is Regenerative Medicine?

Have you heard terms like “Stem Cell Injections,” “PRP,” or “Prolotherapy”? Over the last couple of years, APEX has become known as a leader in utilizing regenerative medicine in Kansas City to assist in healing acute injuries and helping individuals avoid surgery.

Regenerative Medicine Treatments

Apex Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is a trusted provider of regenerative medicine (sometimes called “orthobiologic”) treatments
in Kansas City. In fact, many patients travel from across the region to see our highly specialized providers.

 

We offer unrivaled expertise in the KC area, and all injections are performed in the office under ultrasound guidance.

These cutting edge procedures can be very beneficial in the healing process. The beauty of these procedures is that they utilizing your own cells and growth factors, and therefore there is essentially no risk of harm or bad reaction. These cutting edge procedures can be very beneficial in the healing process. The beauty of these procedures is that they utilizing your own cells and growth factors, and therefore there is essentially no risk of harm or bad reaction.

Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet Rich Plasma, or “PRP,” is the most researched method to heal sports injuries faster, without surgery. The idea behind it is to concentrate the individual’s platelets and growth factors from a simple blood draw with a centrifuge, then inject it into the injured area. APEX offers higher PRP concentrations and customized concentrations for each patient within our overall regenerative medicine plan in Kansas City.

 

CONDITIONS TREATED

  • Tendon tears
  • Ligament tears
  • Joint Pain
  • Osteoarthritis

Stem Cell Injections

Bone marrow contains rich levels of regenerative stem cells. These cells are withdrawn from an individual’s body then placed in a centrifuge to separate the regenerative cells and platelets. This creates a concentrate that is 5-11 times richer in growth hormones, which is then injected into the injured area under ultrasound guidance to promote the body’s natural healing capabilities.

CONDITIONS TREATED

  • Tendon injuries
  • Osteoarthritis

Prolotherapy

The idea behind “proliferation therapy” is to irritate a tendon or joint into thinking it is more injured than it actually is, resulting in a profound inflammatory and healing response. The trusted and highly experienced regenerative medicine doctors at APEX Ortho in Kansas City will help you determine the best course of action for your medical needs.

CONDITIONS TREATED

  • Arthritis
  • Tendinitis

Advanced Treatments

Apex Orthopedics & Sports Medicine offers the most advanced regenerative medicine options in the Midwest.

Led by a nationally recognized clinician and consultant in the field, Dr. Michael Khadavi, the APEX Orthopedics Regenerative Medicine Program consistently prevents unnecessary surgeries and eliminates pain through natural, safe, and effective treatments in the Kansas City area.

Our Regenerative Specialists

Dr. Khadavi, an Apex Orthopedics partner and national educator and consultant on regenerative medicine, discusses this topic in additional detail.

Watch the video, brought to you by VellTALK, then let us know what questions you have about stem cell treatments and other regenerative medicine therapies in Kansas City.

 

 

See if regenerative medicine in Kansas City is right for you.

Regenerative medicine in Kansas City can help you avoid or prolong unnecessary surgery. Feel better, naturally, with regenerative medicine treatments by Apex Orthopedics.

 

Recovery & Outcomes

In many cases, PRP and Stem Cell (BMC) treatments provide a permanent cure to the injured tissue. In other instances, the treatments provide several years of pain relief. Our team will discuss your expected outcome with you, based on your specific diagnosis and personal goals.

Most patients return to normal, daily activities the same as the treatment. Because these treatments use your own cells and natural growth capabilities, the pain relief typically begins around 4 to 8 weeks after treatment.

Treatable Conditions by Area

Knee

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Chondromalacia Patella (Runner’s Knee)
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Ligament Sprains or Tears (MCL, LCL, ACL)

Hip

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Labrum Tears
  • SI Joint Dysfunction
  • Trochanteric Bursitis

Elbow

  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow)

Wrist & Hand

  • Osteoarthritis
  • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis

Ankle & Foot

  • Achilles Tendinitis or Partial Tears
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Ligament Injury

Shoulder

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinitis
  • Tendonopathy
  • Partial Tears
  • Labrum Tear
  • Biceps Tendinitis

Spine

  • Facet Joint Arthropathy
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction
  • Disc Bulges & Tears

Why Choose Apex Orthopedics Regenerative Medicine Program?

 

Clinic Expertise

The truth is, not all regenerative medicine programs are created equal. Education, training, experience, and integrity differ in every practice and greatly impact the quality of outcomes in care.

Dr. Khadavi has been at the forefront of regenerative medicine over the last 10 years. He is a regular teacher and director for various Stem Cell and Ultrasound courses around the country. Dr. Moore is also highly experienced and well researched in this growing subspecialty.

Not every patient is a candidate for Stem Cell and PRP. You can trust that Dr. Khadavi or Dr. Moore will provide you with an accurate and honest prediction of success with these treatments.

Comprehensive Orthopedic Evaluations

A regenerative medicine program as one division of a comprehensive orthopedic practice reduces the risk of bias toward unnecessary or ineffective regenerative procedures.

APEX Orthopedics is a complete orthopedic center, committed to determining the most effective consideration of all treatment options, from conservative therapies to injections or surgery. This targeted and customized plan leads to optimal outcomes without unnecessary procedures and cost.

Precision Techniques

At APEX Orthopedics, musculoskeletal ultrasound is the foundation of all regenerative treatments, allowing for the highest levels of precision and safety. Dr. Khadavi and Dr. Moore have over a decade of combined experience as a clinician and educator in musculoskeletal ultrasound.

In fact, Dr. Khadavi is the only regenerative medicine physician in Kansas City who holds both an RMSK Certification and is a national educator in both Regenerative Medicine and Ultrasound.

Related Physicians

Michael Khadavi, MD, RMSK* Specialty: Regenerative Medicine, Sports Medicine, Interventional Spine
Brittany J. Moore, MD Specialty: Sports Medicine & Regenerative Medicine