Alan M. Hirahara, MD, FRCSC
Orthopaedic SurgeonSpecialist in Sports Medicine

An Evening Webinar Series - OrthoBiologics: The Epic Duel, Part II

OrthoBiologics: Stem Cells, Platelet-Rich Plasma
Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Orthopaedic Center & Results Physical Therapy
An Evening Webinar Series

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An Epic Duel between Dr. Alberto Panero, Kyle Yamashiro, & myself about various topics on OrthoBiologics.  Come listen to the webinar.  This two part series will run March 4 & 11th, 2021.  Part I can be seen below or on Register on my website or

Controversial / Advanced Questions

Questions Round
1) Will OrthoBiologics slow or stop DJD from progressing?
2) Should I inject intra-osseous when I give a DJD joint injection?
3) What is the role of individual anti-inflammatory factors & biological derivatives (i.e., platelet lysate, A2M, IRAP)?
4) Do OrthoBiologics prevent or promote scar formation?
5) Can injecting OrthoBiologics to uncontained partial tears (i.e. ACL, rotator cuff) help them to heal and avoid surgery?
6) Is having an auto-immune disorder a contraindication to having OrthoBiologics?

Fact / Fiction Round
1) OrthoBiologics do NOT have any complications!
2) The more the platelets or stem cells, the better!
3) You need to activate PRP or stem cells when using OrthoBiologics.
4) Resident cells in effusions are helpful in healing.
5) Bone marrow is better! No, Fat is better!
6) OrthoBiologics are not useful or needed in surgery!