the Hughston Clinic Approach

It has long been the mission of Hughston physicians to understand and build on the human body’s inherent ability to repair and heal itself. Over the years, we have attempted to manage the process, using diet, exercise, and anti-inflammatory medications, to modify the course and outcomes of injuries and degenerative conditions in a positive manner.

What can Orthobiologics do?

With an exciting new approach called orthobiologics, our goal is to aid the body’s response by using orthobiologic products, which are substances naturally found in the body. In particular, research attention has been on using adipose (fat) tissue, scaffolds, stem cells, and growth factors in orthopedic surgery and nonsurgical treatments. These procedures are minimally invasive and while no treatment can fully heal damaged joints, these approaches are showing promise in an array of conditions.