Tag Archives: Joel Singer MD

Shouldn’t You Make Your Own Medical Treatment Decision

Right-to-try laws needed in New York For years clinics have been effectively treating patients with stem cell therapy, but the law has not kept pace with the developments. As legislation lags behind, people are being prevented from receiving promising new treatments and are often forced to go abroad when they run out of options in… Read More »

Acupuncturists are important partners in the treatment of pain

Partnering in the Treatment of Pain I was recently invited to attend the Chinese New Year meeting and celebration of the Acupuncture Association. Living in New York offers exposure to a large Chinese population.  Thus, to the practice of acupuncture which is an important component of Chinese traditional medicine. It is used to address the… Read More »

Stem cell clinical trials of therapy for osteoarthritis in knees

Progress in regenerative medicine may offer hope to the millions suffering from osteoarthritis I announced today that I will begin a randomized, controlled, double blind trial in my clinic in New York into the use of autologous, adipose-derived stem cells to treat osteoarthritis of the knee. This study is the first of its kind. Anecdotal… Read More »