bioactive scaffolds - The BIOS Orthopedic Institute

The BIOS Orthopedic Institute

Alberto J. Panero, D.O.

Regenerative Orthopedics Specialist & Sports Medicine Specialist located in Sacramento, CA

Another way of improving outcomes of interventional orthopedic procedures is by using biologic scaffolds. Just like in construction, a scaffold can serves as a temporary structure that sticks to a tear or site of injury and provides a fixed target for us to inject orthobiologics into. These scaffolds are ideal structural support for holding cells, growth, factors, and cytokines during the repair process. Moreover, we can use biologically “active” scaffolds, that have their own own properties that can not only act as a scaffold, but can initiate or regulate the body’s innate healing response within the musculoskeletal system.

Types of scaffolding for tendons:

Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM): Acellular allografts like demineralized bone matrix also have the capability to provide structural support or act as a scaffold for the proliferation of cellular components.

Dr. Panero is extremely professional and takes the time to explain in detail his diagnosis and opinion. He is also willing to listen to your concerns and needs.(Some orthopedic doctors I’ve meet with have not been as open minded.) I really like his approach to rehab and regeneration. It is refreshing to not have a Dr. want to immediately operate or medicate you. Nice courteous staff, reasonable wait time and the office is very accessible with a parking garage. Parking fee, I paid $1 for 30 mins, cash only.

Ronald Z.

Dr Panero is superb. Always and I have unqualified respect and admiration and trust in him. I am fortunate to be a patient and client of his. His staff are excellent and so professional and thoughtful too.

Leslie S.

Finally after 3 months of being brushed off, I found a Doctor who cared to take an extra minute to treat me as an individual and listen. I saw several doctors without a diagnosis and I now have that and a plan of care. Truly grateful for Dr . Panero!!! Very Thorough.

Davina R.

I just had my first visit with Dr. Panero and found him to be knowledgeable and personable. I appreciate the fact that he was straightforward with my options for treatment, which are limited due to the nature of my orthopedic problem. I will continue with his recommended injections.

Karen L.

I was very happy with Dr. Panero. He took his time to listen to me and evaluate me. Then he went over all my options and answered all my questions. I am very glad I was referred to him!

David M.