The Science and Use of Orthobiologics

Dates: November 21, 2022

Meets: M from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Museum of the Rockies

OLLI Member: $0.00

Enrollment requires a 2022-2023 OLLI at MSU Membership

In the past, orthobiologics were known as stem cells and platelet-rich plasma (PRP). This talk will address osteoarthritis as a disease, treatment options and prevention. Learn about mesenchymal signaling cells (previously called stem cells) and platelet-rich plasma injections and how they harness your own body's ability to heal.

Fee:   $0.00


Museum of the Rockies

600 W Kagy Blvd, Bozeman, MT 59717

Erik Adams

Erik Adams, MD, Ph.D. has been practicing medicine for over 20 years. He is a sports medicine physician at Bozeman Sports Medicine and a diagnostic and interventional ultrasound instructor. He is also an assistant research professor in rural health at Montana State University and an assistant clinical professor at the University of Washington's School of Medicine. Dr. Adams earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, completed his medical residency at the University of Wisconsin, and did a sports medicine fellowship at the Maine Medical Center. After completing his training, his family moved to Madison, Wisconsin, where he worked as a primary care sports medicine physician focusing on musculoskeletal and exercise-related conditions.

Dr. Adams specializes in treating musculoskeletal (MSK) injury, a significant barrier to pursuing physical activity goals and maintaining good health. His purpose is to successfully treat MSK conditions to decrease pain, improve quality of life and return his patients to full physical activity.


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