The first medical reference textbook to compile an unprecedented synthesis of evidence for regenerative orthopedics by key opinion leaders

Thirty-five authors address your clinical questions

What emerging technologies are right for my clinical practice? How can I strengthen my patients before their orthopedic surgery? Practically speaking, how can I leverage the latest metabolic therapies to safeguard my patients from toxins, medications, food and chronic diseases known to adversely affect the musculoskeletal system?

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First to be second

Did you notice this book is the first book in regenerative orthopedics to publish a second edition? This diverse author team leads the growing field of regenerative orthopedics and offers the broadest and in-depth approach to leveraging metabolic therapies.


This book comprises the professional opinion of its authors. It does not claim to represent guidelines, recommendations, or the current standard of medical care.

part I|1 pages

Cross-Cutting Technologies

chapter Chapter 2|17 pages


Genome-Directed Therapies in Orthopedics

chapter Chapter 5|19 pages


How Ultrasound Diagnostics Guide Regenerative Orthopedic Therapies to Restore Biomechanical Function

part II|1 pages

Clinical Approaches to Preventing and Treating Metabolic Dysfunction

chapter Chapter 6|26 pages

Photobiomodulation Therapy in Orthopedics

Metabolic Effects

chapter Chapter 9|7 pages

Periodontal Disease

Treatable, Nutrition-Related, and with Systemic Repercussions

chapter Chapter 11|8 pages

Drug-Related Muscular Pain

chapter Chapter 13|11 pages

Drug-Related Sarcopenia

part III|1 pages

Metabolic Therapies for Specific Orthopedic Conditions

chapter Chapter 19|10 pages


Addressing the Chronic Pain and Pathophysiology

chapter Chapter 21|12 pages

Fascial Syndromes

Emerging, Treatable Contributors to Musculoskeletal Pain

chapter Chapter 25|29 pages


Comprehensive Treatment