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Our Physicians

Henry Stiene, M.D.

Regenexx SCP (PRP)

Henry Stiene, M.D. of Beacon Orthopaedics is thrilled to be the only physician (excluding spine) licensed in the TriState area to perform and treat patients with the Regenexx™ Family of Advanced Regenerative Medicine Procedures  which include concentrated PRP and Regenexx Stem Cell Treatments. Regenexx ...


Is all PRP (platelet rich plasma) created equal?

As we learn more and more about this fascinating regenerative treatment, the answer is an unequivocal “no.”  The quality of platelet rich plasma (“PRP”) can vary widely depending on a number of important factors. We have been using PRP here at Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine since ...


Regenexx Stem Cell Therapy

The Regenexx™ Family of Procedures: Henry Stiene, M.D. of Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is proud to be the only physician in the TriState area licensed to perform and treat patients with the Regenexx™ Family of Procedures, including concentrated PRP and Stem Cell Treatments. Regenexx ...


Amniotic “Stem Cell” Injections - Fact or Fiction?

Do they have a role in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine? Henry A. Stiene, M.D. Cryopreserved biologic amniotic tissue has an emerging role in orthopaedics. However it is important to understand that stem cells are not contained in this product. There is good evidence that these products can be ...


Scientific Literature and Research regarding Stem Cells In Orthopaedics

There are three types of stem cells: embryonic, induced pluripotent, and adult stem cells. Adult stem cells are used in regenerative medicine around the world. Adult stem cells come in two “flavors”: hematopoietic, which form blood products of the human body and mesenchymal, which are responsible ...


Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT or Lyftogt Technique)

Written by Henry A. Stiene, M.D. Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT) is a proven safe, effective treatment for patients who may not be candidates for joint replacement surgery or biologic options such as stem cell injections or PRP.  Perineural injection therapy treats inflamed and injured nerves. ...


Prolotherapy (Proliferant Therapy)

Prolotherapy (short for proliferant therapy) treats pain arising from joints, tendons, ligaments, muscles, and the connective tissue that holds these structures together.  Pain from these structures may be due to injury, overuse, normal wear and tear (degeneration) and nerve injury or irritation. Prolotherapy ...


Percutaneous Needle Tenotomy

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common reasons patients seek orthopaedic care for the foot.  The plantar fascia is a tendon-like structure located on the sole of the foot that helps to support the arch.   Think of an electrical cable with thousands of individual fibers woven together. Excessive ...


Joint Fluid Therapy (Viscosupplementation)

Viscosupplementation Joint fluid therapy, or viscosupplementation, has long been an option for those suffering from osteoarthritis. There are many products available on the market, which have differing molecular makeup, but all have similar mechanism of action. Some use synthetic hyaluronic acid while ...


Elbow, Ankle & Foot Exercises and Stretches

Interested in a few easy exercises and stretches for your elbow, foot, or ankle?  Below are a few links to some basic movements you may find beneficial.  If you have not performed these activities before, be careful not to overdo it at first.  Some exercises require the use of a towel or band. Achilles ...