What is A2M and What Does It Do?

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A2M is a new treatment for arthritis. A2M stands for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin, and it’s an injection therapy offered by Paradigm Wellness Medical Group.

Is your body experiencing arthritic and degenerative conditions? Osteoarthritis could be the source, and it is a condition that affects approximately 30 million Americans. A2M injection therapy could be a good solution and treatment for your arthritis, and Dr. Joe Cleaver of PWMG will be happy to offer a consultation to see if you are a good candidate for this new arthritis treatment.

Alpha-2-Macroglobulin is naturally found in blood and plasma protein. According to Neurological Associates of West Los Angeles, A2M works by inhibiting 3 specific protein classes: Cytokines, Matrix Metalloproteinases, and ADAMTS (A Disintegrin And Metalloproteinase with ThromboSpondin) which degrade cartilage over time. A2M injections can inhibit the progression of Osteoarthritis by protecting cartilage from catabolic breakdown and inflammation. Therefore, A2M helps to prevent cartilage breakdown, promotes tissue growth, and supports cartilage restoration of the affected joints.

Osteoarthritis symptoms are commonly knee pain, back pain, Post Traumatic Osteoarthritis, or other joint conditions. The good news is that A2M is a non-surgical method of treatment that eases the pain and neutralizes the deterioration caused by Osteoarthritis. According to medical sources, an A2M injection therapy issued by Paradigm Wellness Medical Group can do the following:

  • Stop the breakdown of cartilage and prevent cartilage loss
  • Halt the progression of osteoarthritis
  • Reduce the pain caused by osteoarthritis
  • Improve joint function
  • Promotes tissue growth
  • Support the restoration of affected joint(s)

A2M is one of the many regenerative medicine therapies we utilize at PWMG. The other regenerative medicine therapies we offer include:

  • Stem cells
  • PRP
  • PRF
  • Peptides
  • In sports injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Aesthetics

A2M is an exciting, new arthritis treatment, but it may not be the right treatment for everyone. To verify that you are a good candidate for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin injection therapy, schedule a consultation with Dr. Joe Cleaver of Paradigm Wellness Medical Group. Our offices are in Sonoma, Santa Rosa, San Francisco, and Dallas.

Regenerative Medicine is gaining popularity. Watch Dr. Joe Cleaver explain his medical background and training in regenerative medicine:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRanHzfLZH4

DISCLAIMER:  The preceding information provided is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice; it is provided for educational purposes only. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

What Elite Athletic Trainers Use to Transform Amateur Athletes

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Our patients strive to have their body running at peak performance. Many of our patients are working closely with an elite athletic trainer in order to achieve their optimal level of fitness. However, how do athletic trainers actually transform their amateur athletes? The role of an elite athletic trainer includes:

  • Athletic trainers show respect and consideration for their clients’ past successes and level of training. It doesn’t matter if you have completed a triathlon or are looking to begin a new sport. Athletic trainers take into consideration your level of fitness and experience when transforming you into an athlete.
  • Athletic trainers set clear, well-defined goals for you. You need to be crystal clear on exactly what your goal is and when you plan to achieve it. Also, trainers ensure these goals are realistic and achievable for your fitness, experience, and time frame.
  • Your strengths and weaknesses will be analyzed, so you can improve and enhance on both. In order to pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses, your trainer will run several tests, such as Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and many others.
  • Athletic trainers look at the entire picture: your sleeping patterns, your diet and nutrition, your exercise schedule, and so on. Elite trainers take a comprehensive approach when transforming their clients into skilled and well-rounded athletes.

Along with your athletic trainer, Paradigm Wellness Medical Group can transform you into a highly skilled and performing athlete. We use a holistic approach to analyzing both your sports performance and nutrition intake. Next, we will complete a muscle strength, fitness, and metabolic testing to pinpoint your optimum heart rate and metabolic efficiency during exercise. In order to reach your full potential as an athlete, your endurance, performance, and intensity need to be optimized. By developing a nutrition and fitness plan tailored to your individual needs, we will maximize your performance, while minimizing the risk of injury or fatigue.

To transform yourself into an amateur athlete, the help of an athletic trainer is only one piece of the puzzle. A nutrition and fitness plan tailored to your individual needs and designed to enhance your performance is also essential. Paradigm Wellness Medical Group will develop a plan specific to your body and lifestyle. Our offices are in Sonoma, Santa Rosa, San Francisco, and Dallas. Contact us today for a consultation.

DISCLAIMER:  The preceding information provided is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice; it is provided for educational purposes only. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Lifestyle Medicine is Regenerative Medicine

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Currently, regenerative medicine emphasizes the importance and utilization of stem cells. By optimizing stem cells, we can slow down the aging process. At Paradigm Wellness, our regenerative medicine emphasizes the optimization of stem cells. However, our lifestyle medicine, or changes and improvements in our lifestyle, are able to naturally utilize our stem cells and work as a regenerative medicine. In other words, Paradigm Wellness Medical Group’s lifestyle medicine doubles as regenerative medicine.

Our lifestyle, or our sleep cycle, eating habits, the many levels of physical activity, and our peace of mind, has a powerful influence on many aspects of our life, including our body’s production of stem cells, along with the speed and strength of aging. We, at Paradigm Wellness Medical Group, believe a few, simple, but influential changes in our lifestyle can increase the optimization of stem cells.

With proper exercise and control of our intake of glucose, you can enhance your stem cells, which in turn, can slow down the anti-aging process. We can advance our stem cells with Resveratrol, if we eat certain foods, such as blueberries and green tea, along with foods rich in Vitamin D. The DHA in omega 3 fish oil also promotes stem cells.

Lifestyle medicine is regenerative medicine. At Paradigm Wellness Medical Group, we will develop lifestyle medicine personalized to your individual needs, desires, and goals. Lifestyle optimization is the key to promotion of stem cells, which will result in slowing down and weakening signs of aging. We will improve your appearance and health naturally. Our offices are in Sonoma, Santa Rosa, San Francisco, and Dallas. Contact us today for a consultation.

DISCLAIMER:  The preceding information provided is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice; it is provided for educational purposes only. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

About the O-Shot(R) Procedure

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You may have been hearing about the “O-shot” in the media. You may be wondering exactly what it is, and if this shot is suitable for you. The O-shot, an abbreviation of the Orgasm Shot, is a non-surgical treatment essentially designed to rejuvenate your sex life. Up to 25% of women have orgasmic dysfunction, which is defined as the recurrent delay of an orgasm following sex, and the O-Shot is engineered to solve this problem. When women are looking to zest up their sex life, they often turn to this miraculous procedure.

The O-shot is not a drug. Instead, it is a non-invasive and surgical procedure performed in a doctor’s office. Your body’s very own blood platelets are injected into your vaginal tissue. This shot will attract stem cells to the injected area, which will, in turn, create healthier and more functioning tissue.

Many of our patients who have received the O-shot reap these benefits following the procedure:

  • Increased sensation.
  • Greater arousal from clitoral stimulation.
  • The ability to have an orgasm from penetrative sex.
  • Stronger and more frequent orgasms.
  • Increased natural lubrication and the increased ability to have a vaginal orgasm.

Truly exceptional technology and science was utilized in order to create such an incredible procedure. We have seen many of our patients walk away from our office, after receiving, the O-Shot, once again excited and revitalized about their sex life.

We understand that there can be a certain stigma surrounding the female orgasm. Paradigm Wellness Medical Group stresses that we are a completely safe space, and we are here to develop a personalized lifestyle medicine plan tailored to your individual needs. The O-shot may be the right choice for you, and we look forward to providing you with the valuable information needed to make that decision. Our offices are in Sonoma, Santa Rosa, San Francisco, and Dallas. Contact us today for a consultation.

DISCLAIMER:  The preceding information provided is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice; it is provided for educational purposes only. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.