On this episode, Dr. Anne Truong of Truong Rehabilitation Center joins Dr. Gladden, Mark and Robb to discuss how she has been using platelet rich plasma to treat sexual dysfunction in men.
Dr. Anne describes the procedure of injecting platelet rich plasma and the kind of results she has seen in her patients. She also talks about the complementary therapies, such as hormone replacement and shockwave therapy, that would be used to address the whole system. You can learn more by downloading her book, Erectile Dysfunction Fix.
Platelet rich plasma is also used to help women with sexual dysfunction and improving libido and sexual response.
Dr. Gladden talks about how stem cell therapy is starting to be used to help patients who have had their prostates removed. Listen to our previous episode on stem cell therapy here.
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Anne N. Truong, M.D. is the sole founder and owner of Truong Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Truong has extensive experience in the non-operative management of musculoskeletal injuries using state-of-the-art techniques such as Trigger Point injections and Regenerative Therapies, ultra-sound-guided injections to joints and muscles, medical acupuncture and osteopathic manipulation. She has been doing regenerative cell therapy since 2006, also has taught numerous doctors all over the world on regenerative medicine. Her approach is to decrease pain and to restore strength and function without medications and/or surgery. Once pain reduction is achieved, she prescribes a personal wellness exercise program for patients. Drawing upon her many areas of experience and expertise, as well as the capabilities of her allied health staff, Dr. Truong is able to deliver individualized treatment for each patient.
Dr. Truong is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. She received her B.A. in Biology from the University of California, Berkley and her M.D. from the University of Nevada, School of Medicine. Dr. Truong completed her Internal Medicine Internship at the University of California, Irvine. She attended Baylor College of Medicine, one of the nation’s top residency programs for Pain Management and Rehabilitation. She currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor for Virginia Commonwealth University at the Medical College of Virginia.
On January 26, 2018, Dr. Truong was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year in the Fredericksburg area by the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce.
She has been named to Top Doctors in 2012, 2013, and 2014 by Northern Virginia Magazine. She has served as the President of the Virginia Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Society since 2005. Dr. Truong resides with her husband and two children in the Fredericksburg area.
Dr. Anne Truong, M.D. was recently appointed Women Entrepreneur Ambassador by Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO). She will be representing the state of Virginia beginning in January 2018.
WEDO is a privately-owned philanthropic organization with a mission and movement to empower women and girls globally, and alleviate poverty worldwide. WEDO Ambassadors will raise awareness of their business, make valuable connections, gain access to a premier network of extraordinary members and most importantly be a part of the greatest movement to empower women in business to alleviate poverty.
According to WEDO, women account for 85% of consumer purchases and control $20 trillion in global spending. At the same time, they perform 66% of the world’s work (both paid and unpaid), yet only earn 10% of the world’s income. In the U.S., there are approximately 10,000,000 woman-owned businesses. 1 in 3 women in America lives in poverty and of the 1.3M people living in severe poverty globally, 70% which are women and girls.
When asked how this role will serve the Fredericksburg community directly, Truong said “I’m honored to be appointed. I want to be able to inspire and empower women who want to be entrepreneurs and own their own business. I hope I can be a resource for women entrepreneurs in the Fredericksburg area.”
Dr. Truong is now the Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Discipline of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is the clinical Preceptor for 3rd and 4th year medical students from VCOM (The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at Virginia Tech) at Truong Rehabilitation Center.