Alain Elbaz, M.D. relocated his practice from Montreal, Canada and has practiced orthopedic surgery in Houston, Texas since 1998. He joined Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine L.L.P. in 2001. Dr. Elbaz graduated from the University of Montreal in Orthopedics in 1993. He is ABOS board certified.
Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP is blood plasma with concentrated platelets. The concentrated platelets found in PRP include growth factors among the huge reservoirs of bioactive proteins that are vital to initiate and accelerate tissue repair and regeneration.
LIPOGEMS is a regenerative medicine treatment which harvests adipose tissue (fat) from your own body and processes it via a unique system into an injectable substance with remarkable healing and regenerative properties.
Cutting-edge, platelet-rich plasma therapy emerging as new option for ailing athletes
The procedure, which takes less than an hour, is designed to jump-start the body's ability to heal itself with few side effects or risks. A few tablespoons of the patient's blood are spun in a centrifuge, concentrating platelets into about a teaspoon of PRP, which is injected into the injured area. Read More
New procedure could hasten Nady’s return
Yankees outfielder Xavier Nady is attempting a cutting-edge medical procedure that could help him return to the team far earlier than expected. Read More
A Promising Treatment for Athletes, in Blood
Two of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ biggest stars, Hines Ward and Troy Polamalu, used their own blood in an innovative injury treatment before winning the Super Bowl. Read More