Tired of Joint Pain? Learn More About Non-Invasive Stem Cell Therapy.

Dr. Venuto’s practice has a large focus on non-surgical alternative treatments, including stem cells to regenerate cartilage in knees and other arthritic joints, and to accelerate healing. He has been at the forefront of joint regenerative medicine; using cells that have the ability to restore cartilage where needed. You may be a candidate for this … Continued

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Tired of Knee Pain Associated with Arthritis? A popular non-invasive treatment can provide relief and improve mobility

When you start to feel pain and discomfort in the knee joint, hips, shoulders or other joints that are critical to daily mobility, Dr. Ralph Venuto, one of the top orthopedic surgeons in Newport Beach encourages a visit with a specialist. Dr. Venuto knows that early diagnosis and treatment can help reduce pain and prevent … Continued

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Orthopedic Specialist Encourages Healthy Aging Plan: Keeping Knee and Shoulder Joints, Muscles and Ligaments Healthy For a Lifetime of Mobility

Having financial security in place for retirement is something we all try to achieve.  But with many of us working these days into our late 60’s and 70’s, what about ensuring that you’re healthy enough to enjoy it? When retirement arrives, planning to stay active and in shape can be challenging for some people. Why? … Continued

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The Effects of Aging on Tendons

I see many patients with joint mobility and flexibility losses resulting from changes in the tendons and ligaments that comprise complex joints. Adding inflammation and arthritic disease to the mix can make movements that used to be simple and comfortable suddenly painful and rather difficult. What are the effects of aging on our tendons, and how … Continued

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The Economic Impact of Orthopedic Conditions

In a field known for its advances in restoring mobility and reducing pain for patients at every stage of life, it’s sometimes surprising how much negative press is generated around the high cost of orthopedic surgery. What’s often ignored in such media campaigns is the significant positive economic impact of adopting a preventative approach toward … Continued

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Treating Syncope for Healthier Bones

Syncope, a fairly common fainting condition that can result in dangerous falls and injuries especially in the elderly, can be an underlying factor in a number of orthopedic incidents. As an orthopedic surgeon, I regularly see people (especially older patients) with significant injuries caused by vertigo, falls, or fainting. Broken hips, injured wrists or ankles, … Continued

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“Cell-Based” Orthopedic Treatments and Sports Medicine

With the constantly evolving technology surrounding stem cell treatments, my patients are often confused about the potential power of cell-based approaches. Let’s get in there and get our hands dirty to figure out what exactly cell-based treatments can offer for the average orthopedic patient.   Cells for Tissue Repair The greatest potential for the cell-based … Continued

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Obesity and Orthopedic Conditions

The Center for Disease Control reports that more than one-third of Americans are considered obese, and that the estimated medical costs related to obesity range in the hundreds of billions of dollars. Joint health happens to be one of the areas that can be most directly impacted by obesity.   Orthopedics and Obesity   Obesity … Continued

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3 Risk Factors for ACL Re-Injury

ACL injuries are common, particularly among athletes, and the question of re-injury is always a potential concern after an initial repair. Recently, a study on ACL re-injury was presented at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. This research suggests three particular risk factors as contributors to future ACL tears. 1. Age While it’s … Continued

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How Staying Active Affects Your Orthopedic Procedure Outcome

Since orthopedic treatments are intended specifically to help reduce the joint pain that keeps many men and women from pursuing the healthier, more active lifestyle they’d prefer, it’s not uncommon for patients to wonder how their daily routine could impact their results. Here’s a closer look at the connection between activity level and joint health. … Continued

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