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8 things for spinal surgeons to know for Thursday — Nov. 5, 2015

By Megan Wood

Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Nov. 5, 2015.

Dr. Steven Meier performs 1st stem cell/PRP injection for back pain at La Peer Health System
Orthopedic surgeon Steven Meier, MD, performed the first stem cell/platelet-rich plasma lumbar intradiscal injection in conjunction with La Peer Health Systems. Dr. Meier performed the injection under fluoroscopic guidance. After the disc injection, Dr. Meier treated the sacroiliac joints with PRP prolotherapy, which has been shown to induce collagen production to stimulate healing and ligament regeneration.

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