Broomfield physician Christopher Centeno has a bold prediction about one of the fastest-growing fields of medicine: Orthopedic surgery.
“Most of what we currently call orthopedic surgery will, in the next 10-20 years, be in the dust bin of history,” he said. “Thirty years from now, cutting people open and drilling holes will be considered barbaric.”
Like many men with big claims, Centeno isn’t exactly unbiased. He is one-half of the Centeno-Schultz Clinic in Broomfield, and co-founder and owner of Regenexx, a company specializing in regenerative medicine through the use of biologics. Regenexx treatments include injection of patient’s own stem cells and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to encourage healing of tendons, joints and muscles.
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