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April 5th, 2019
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A non-surgical, regenerative solution for arthritis and sports medicine injuries, AmnioFix is part of a revolutionary treatment protocol to enhance healing, combat inflammation and reduce scar formation. Delivered as an injection, AmnioFix is essentially a placental tissue allograft comprised of amnion and chorion layers of the amniotic sac.

To better understand, the amniotic membrane or sac is formed after conception during the maturation process of a fetus. The amnion and chorion layers are the main tissues dividing the mother and baby during a pregnancy. Elements found in the amniotic membrane are essential to healing, and include growth factors, cytokines and enzyme inhibitors. With this in mind, it’s important to understand that consenting mothers donate amniotic tissues for AmnioFix willingly, and the recovery of the placenta does not pose a threat to the delivery process or the baby. Furthermore, donors are tested and a specialized sterilization process is conducted to ensure patient safety.

When human tissues become damaged, growth factors stimulate cells to report to an area of injury to begin healing. As such, these cells help existing cells in the injured tissues regenerate. AmnioFix has been shown to amplify this process, with over 226 highly concentrated growth factors that recruit a body’s own stem cells to a damaged area for healing. Critical growth factors contained in AmnioFix include Transforming Growth Factor Beta (TGF-B), Fibroblast Growth Factor (FBF) and Platelet Derived Growth Factor A & B (PDGF AA & BB).

For patients that have utilized anti-inflammatories, physical therapy and other conservative means to no avail, AmnioFix is an advanced option that addresses the following conditions:

  • Osteoarthritis (hip, knee, shoulder ankle)
  • Tendinitis (including chronic cases)
  • Partial Tendon Tears
  • Partial ACL Tears, Knee
  • Partial MCL Tears, Knee
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ligament Sprains
  • Sports Injuries

Dr. Reza Dehdari is excited to offer AmnioFix as a minimally invasive treatment at Advanced Healing Institute. As an expert in the field of musculoskeletal radiology and musculoskeletal interventional procedures, Dr. Dehdari is highly trained in delivering injections with precision under ultrasound guidance, which is a tremendous benefit to patients.

To learn more about AmnioFix, or to discuss your treatment options with Dr. Dehdari, call Advanced Healing Institute in Lake Forest, CA today.

Posted on behalf of Advanced Healing Institute

22972 El Toro Road
Lake Forest, CA, 92630

Phone: (949) 239-3206

Our Patient Reviews

Advanced Healing Institute

5 / 5.0

Based on 39 reviews

Rich G.

Dr. Reza is a genius. My knee has been bothering me for YEARS since I tore my meniscus playing football. Achy, bothersome, with occasionally a limp. I went in to to get PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and it was everything I thought it would be and then some. The whole procedure took less than an hour, very little to no pain and in less than 24 hours my knee felt brand new. If you are looking for a quality Doctor who offers PRP -- go here! The rates are very on point. He is literally THOUSANDS of dollars less than some other clinics and believe me he does such an amazing job, he could charge 10x's and it would still be worth it. Don't sit there suffering, get up and get help. I am actually thinking of getting my other knee done and its not really necessary. Lol.. 10 STARS...

E Y.

Dr Reza is FANTASTIC. Staff is friendly and very accommodating. I was in such pain. He diagnosed the issue (Bursitis) and clearly understood everything about it from A-Z. So efficient and understanding, not to mention making the procedure painless. I barely slept a hour the night before, saw Dr. Reza at 5pm and was feeling a million times better by 7pm. It's been 36 hours and I went from practically a frozen shoulder in pulsating pain to gaining back 70% of my movement range and most importantly "NO PAIN". just stiffness which is the normal symptoms as kindly explained to me by Dr. Reza. Everything is as promised, I am fully confident that I will be back to 100% range of motion within 3 days. I'm still gonna take it easy and slowly stretch my shoulder back to full strength. Without his service, I would probably be feeling like I was hit by a truck laying in bed miserable. Thank you very much Dr. Reza for helping my aging old bones. Cheers!

Geri C.

I can’t say enough about how intelligent Dr. Reza Dehdari is! I came to him to read my MRI for my ankle and he found a tear that multiple Doctors missed!!!! Simply incredible and I trust him throughly. Thank you so much!

Marina S.

Had the PRP procedure and I have to say no pain at all, going on 6 weeks, if you decide to have the PRP listen to Dr. Dehdari's instructions thoroughly and do the physical therapy, it works and I am so pleased and it's getting better and better as days go on, Dr. Reza Dehdari is the best and very emphatic in explaining all your questions soothing away your doubts, and he checks up on you to make sure all is well, after the PRP procedure. Very trustworthy PRP procedure and his assistant Sandy is also the sweetest caring person you will ever meet. I'm a satisfied customer and patient.

Micheal W.

Dr. Reza Dehdari you are an amazing person. Thank you for going the extra mile on my shoulder after three Doctors told me I needed surgery. You took your time and explained everything about what to expect and to be patient while I heal. And that’s exactly what I did was heal, I can’t thank you enough for what you did for me.

Helena L.

Within the last 6 months I've suffered two minor injuries on the same knee which have restricted my mobility and caused me a lot of pain. I've seen an orthopedic dr.,, a pain management dr., and a sports medicine dr., all of which simply told me either surgery or learn to live with the pain! I've heard about PRP as an alternative with a high percentage of success. Thus, I made an appointment to see Dr. Dehdari, and was pleasantly surprised by his high level of knowledge, professionalism and thoroughness. Dr. Dehdari reviewed my MRI (previously ordered by the Orthopedist) explained the extent of my injuries, took X-Rays and an ultrasound to carefully determined if I was a good candidate for PRP. I can only say that I wish more doctors will give you the time, attention and care that Dr. Dehdari provides. Thank you Dr Dehdari, thank you for such high work ethics and patient care. Many thanks to his staff as they are as attentive and caring as Dr. Dehdari. It has been only 24 hrs since I received my PRP treatment and my pain levels have drastically gone down! I highly recommend Dr. Dehdari.

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