Regenerative Medicine: Amnion Growth Factor

Research in the rapidly expanding field of regenerative medicine has found promising uses for amnion tissue in the form of amnion injections to heal foot and ankle injuries. Amnion tissue contains proteins that have anti-inflammatory proteins and growth factors. The cells have little immunogenic activity which means there is no issue with rejection. I battled my […]

Golden Harper Debunks Conventional Running Myths

Fit Foot U w/Dr. Pearl: Golden Harper, running expert and creator of Altra Shoes, describes how traditional shoe selection concepts of pronation, supination, and stabilization are outdated. He believes one of the important characteristics for choosing running shoes is based on keeping a centered upper body over a more naturally flowing gait.

Functional Foot Medicine

Functional Foot Medicine has become a thought process championed by biomechanics experts and quickly being integrated into practices of astute doctors. The concept of connectivity with the foot and body is nothing new. Everyone has heard the song with the phrase the foot bone’s connected to the leg bone… The new dialogue concerns integrating motor […]

Dr. Ben Pearl Injecting Umbilical Cord Growth Factors

Ben Pearl, DPM recently affiliated with the nonprofit Veterans in Pain. The mission of the organization is to treat Veterans with chronic pain with some of the new regenerative medicine technologies. It is a certified resource for the Wounded Warrior Project. Dr. Pearl said he likes the commitment these individuals have shown and would like […]