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Regenerative Orthopedics

Regenerative Orthopedics services offered in Houston, TX

Regenerative orthopedics combines traditional orthopedic care with innovative orthobiologic and regenerative treatments. Alain E. Elbaz, MD, PLLC, in Houston, Texas, specializes in regenerative orthopedics. Dr. Elbaz is a recognized expert in the field of biologic treatments and orthobiologic agents and believes it’s going to change the landscape of orthopedic surgery. To learn more about regenerative orthopedics and how it can benefit your musculoskeletal condition, call or schedule an appointment online today.

Regenerative Orthopedics Q&A

What is regenerative orthopedics?

Regenerative orthopedics is an innovative treatment that uses cells from your own body to support healing of conditions and injuries that affect the musculoskeletal system, including your bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and joints.


Dr. Elbaz believes that the simplest treatment with the fewest risks is the best treatment for solving medical problems. That’s why he offers biologic therapies that use your body’s own cells to stimulate healing of damaged tissue.


With regenerative orthopedics, Dr. Elbaz combines traditional orthopedic treatments with orthobiologic and regenerative therapies so you get the best outcomes. 

Am I  a candidate for regenerative orthopedics?

Dr. Elbaz determines if you’re a candidate for regenerative orthopedics after he completes an evaluation. He may consider you a candidate if you have arthritis or an injury involving your muscles, tendons, or ligaments. 


Some of the conditions Dr. Elbaz treats with regenerative orthopedics include:


  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder labrum injuries
  • Shoulder instability
  • Tennis elbow
  • Wrist and hand injuries and arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Low back pain
  • Sciatica
  • SI Joint Pain
  • Hip arthritis
  • Hip labral injuries
  • Trochanteric bursitis
  • Knee arthritis
  • Meniscus tears
  • ACL tears
  • Jumper's knee
  • Shin Splints
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Foot and ankle arthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Sprains and strains
  • Peripheral neuropathies


Dr. Elbaz finds regenerative orthopedics especially beneficial when treating sports injuries, helping to speed up the healing process and preventing or delaying surgery.

What treatments are part of regenerative orthopedics?

Dr. Elbaz is an experienced orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician who uses the most advanced therapies available. Some of the regenerative orthopedic treatments he offers include:


Orthobiologics is the use of your own cells to heal the body and includes platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, Lipogems® adipose/fat therapy, platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) therapy, and bone marrow concentrate.


Dr. Elbaz uses ultrasound-guided imaging when injecting orthobiologics into your damaged tissue.

Vecttor interferential current therapy

Vecttor interferential current therapy is a type of electrical stimulation therapy that improves how your body responds to pain and increases circulation to damaged tissue to promote healing. 


Dr. Elbaz use Vecttor interferrential current therapy to treat pain conditions like chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS).

Minimally invasive procedures

When patients need any type of surgery, Dr. Elbaz uses minimally invasive procedures whenever possible, like the Tenex  FAST procedure for chronic tendonitis or in-office arthroscopy to diagnose conditions that affect the joints.


Regenerative orthopedics aims to heal your body in the safest way possible. For innovative orthopedic care, call Alain E. Elbaz, MD, PLLC, or schedule an appointment online today.

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Sports injuries may result from repetitive movements, sports accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up. They commonly involve the joints such as the shoulders, knees, hips, ankles and feet.