Stem Cell Therapy

The term “stem cells” actually includes many different kinds of cells. All of these cells share one thing in common: they have the ability to make other types of cells. No other cell in the body can do that. In other words, stem cells can renew themselves and become virtually any cell in the body.

Laboratory and clinical research has shown that it is possible to use regenerative cells to restore lost, damaged or gaining cells and effectively regenerate tissue in the body.

Stem cell therapy, or regenerative medicine as it is sometimes referred, is a new form of medicine using stem cells to make tissue regeneration a reality. These stem cells allow the body to heal on its own without the use of drugs, and in some cases, may reduce or eliminate the need for surgery altogether.

This procedure is done as an outpatient. During the procedure your physician will “harvest” stem cells from your pelvis, one of the riches, most convenient sources of stem cells. A trained nurse then uses specifically designed equipment to concentrate the stem cells. Once concentrated, the cells are given back to the physician to implant the cells at the site of the injury.

Once the patient has recovered from the mild anesthesia used for the procedure he/she will be released to return home.

The term “stem cells” actually includes many different kinds of cells. All of these cells share one thing in common: they have the ability to make other types of cells. No other cell in the body can do that. In other words, stem cells can renew themselves and become virtually any cell in the body.

Laboratory and clinical research has shown that it is possible to use regenerative cells to restore lost, damaged or gaining cells and effectively regenerate tissue in the body.

Stem cell therapy, or regenerative medicine as it is sometimes referred, is a new form of medicine using stem cells to make tissue regeneration a reality. These stem cells allow the body to heal on its own without the use of drugs, and in some cases, may reduce or eliminate the need for surgery altogether.

Who is a Candidate for Stem Cell Therapy?

Stem Cell Therapy is not appropriate for all conditions. Patients who want to avoid surgery and would like to improve their overall quality of life would benefit the most from Stem Cell Therapy. Stem Cells are recommended for patients with early to middle-range spinal degeneration.

What to Expect After Stem Cell Therapy

Stem Cell Therapy is an outpatient procedure. Most patients see results within 4-6 weeks of their injection. Occasionally Stem cell therapy may require more than one injection.

Results of Stem Cell Therapy

Patients who undergo Stem Cell Therapy can expect a reduction in their pain and repair of tissue.

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