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Stem Cell Therapy for Pain Management

Scott Brandt, M.D. Stem Cell Therapy, Stem Cell Therapy Procedure

It is estimated that one in five Americans lives life in chronic pain. That’s a staggeringly high number of people who are at risk of associated conditions, including drug abuse, depression or other mental health disorders, which often lead to poor quality of life. To ward off escalating calamities, patients must work with their caregivers to take care of pain quickly, at the first sign of a problem, so that acute pain never progresses to a persistent stage or leads to other issues. Share this Post In addition to traditional ...
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Stem Cell Therapy for Lumbar Discs

Scott Brandt, M.D. Stem Cell Therapy, Stem Cells for Back Pain, Stem Cells for Low Back

Lumbar discs, along with nerves, muscles, ligaments and five vertebral bones, make up the lower portion of the back called the lumbar spine. Together they help support the body’s weight with the discs themselves offering a cushioning effect that keeps the lumbar vertebrae from rubbing against one another. The discs also keep the bones of the lower back properly spaced and aligned, allowing us to bend and move without damaging spinal nerves that travel the length of the lumbar region to the end of the spinal canal. Share this Post ...

Is Stem Cell Therapy Safe? The Truth Revealed

Scott Brandt, M.D. Research, Stem Cell Therapy

The safety of any medical procedure relies on a combination of factors: the efficacy of the research supporting it, the experience of the physician(s) and medical staff involved, the overall health of the patient, the cleanliness of instruments and space used and more. Some even believe the time of day it is performed can affect a procedure’s outcome! That’s why it’s important— whether facing an invasive surgery or a routine skin check — that patients and doctors alike communicate, discussing honestly and exhaustively the pros and cons of treatment so ...