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The below is an old post about my personal recovery with a tough injury of my TFCC. As of today, I am pleased to say I am in zero pain.

For those whom saw me for treatment in the winter months, you may have noticed my right wrist had been taped for support. Unfortunately, I suffered a Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) tear from a hockey injury that just won’t fully heal to my lifestyle needs with non-invasive treatment. Don’t get me wrong, our non-invasive treatment has improved function and pain significantly on a daily basis; however, everyone has different rehabilitation needs according to their lifestyle and as you know, I live a very active lifestyle. So I decided to take a more invasive approach with PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) Injections.

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, uses injections of a concentration of a patient’s own platelets to accelerate the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints. In this way, PRP injections use each individual patient’s own healing system to improve musculoskeletal problems. In short, we drew my own blood, placed it in a centrifuge machine that separates a concentrated dose of my own platelet rich plasma from the rest of my blood cells, and then injected into the injury site.

This was a no brainer next step in my treatment as it goes along with the osteopathic philosophy of providing the body with the conditions necessary to self regulate and heal itself. No steroids and no medications involved in this treatment aside from a local anesthetic prior to the injection. 

Working together with our medical doctor, Dr. Fedoruk, we were able to make this educated decision and be able to perform this procedure in a timely manor.

I will let everyone know the progress and the outcomes of this treatment for my injury. If you believe this type of treatment could benefit you, our team would be happy to discuss if it is right for you and your condition. 

Who knew, I am human after all.

Spencer Jean, DO, DO(MP), MBA
Manual Osteopath

13:48 28 Feb 22
The guy is a wizard. I’ve been looking for a long time for someone that knows what they’re doing when it comes to backs. I will only see Spencer now going forward. If you decide to see someone else for back pain I’m not sure if you really want to get better. Whole clinic is great.
Mallika SomayajuluMallika Somayajulu
16:26 22 Feb 22
Dr. Spencer is awesome. Because of him, My back pain is gone and I can do the things I like again. His staff are very professional and polite.
mariette renaudmariette renaud
19:56 11 Feb 22
After many years of cervical spine discomfort and osteoarthritis most likely as a result of sitting at a desk for a good number of years, I found myself wanting to find an alternative means towards improving my spine health!My Naturopath Doctor recommended I see an Oesteopath namely Spencer Jean who came highly recommended.Spencer welcomed me into his office and the conversation began as to how to go about the process of correcting my posture! A plan of attack was formulated as to how to begin the process which was amazingly positive based on his confidence in doing so along with my part in wanting to do so!Today my posture has improved tremendously and I cannot thank Spencer enough for getting me to this point! The exercises are not difficult and As I see the progress, I am so much more encouraged in doing so! Thank you so much Spencer and the wonderful welcoming staff at Community Chiropractic Centre! I am truly blessed!
Spencer has been a great benefit to me, as he listens to what is wrong and works to help with that problem; so that I get some relief & can do more of my ADL. Before meeting Spencer & being under his care; I had very limited relief of discomfort. I would recommend anyone with chronic pain & skeletal ailments to give Spencer a try. He maybe just what you need in your life.
Tea MalbasicTea Malbasic
13:23 13 Jul 21
Spencer is great! Very professional and caring. After years of chronic back pain, I can honestly say I feel better after every visit. The office staff is friendly and very easy to deal with!
Nik DobrichNik Dobrich
03:18 17 Jul 20
Dr. Jean has helped me tremendously. Appointments are always on time and very professional. Would highly recommend !
Olivia RivardOlivia Rivard
16:43 21 Oct 19
Spencer is an amazing osteopath. I brought my 3 week old to see him for colic and he has helped her immensely! She is now 3 months and doing so well. Spencer is fantastic with babies. He is so caring and my little just adores him! Highly recommend his service.
Steven GombaiSteven Gombai
18:10 06 Aug 19
I actually love going to see Spencer. He addresses my problems and I'm not sitting around for hours past my appointment time waiting to see him. In and out within 30 minutes. He takes care of my kids as well. I would recommend him to anyone without hesitation.Thanks for keeping us all in one piece and keeping us at our 100% for our tournaments.

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