stem cells for back pain

Stem Cells for Back Pain: Expectations vs. Reality

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Stem cell therapy is one of the most well-known and high-profile forms of medical treatment. For decades, medical researchers have used stem cell therapy to treat a myriad of conditions. However, stem cell therapy is growing in popularity and accessibility. As a result, more and more people may wonder if stem cell therapy is right for them. Specifically, using stem cell therapy for back pain can be a viable option for individuals in certain circumstances. Here, we’ll take a closer look at stem cell therapy explain how the process actually ...
Stem Cell Injections for Back Pain

Stem Cell Injections for Back Pain: The Process and Recovery

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

Research into alternative cellular treatment options over the past several years has steadily given medical practitioners and their patients increased reasons for optimism. While medical professionals have long known the benefits of treating many cancers and blood-related illnesses with bone marrow transplants, scientists now have evidence that stem cell therapy, a much less invasive cellular treatment, can be used to possibly ease debilitating back pain. In particular, stem cell injections for back pain have become a viable option for many individuals. Share this PostRather than facing an invasive surgical procedure, ...
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Stem Cell Therapy for Degenerative Disc Disease

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Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a common consequence of the natural aging process. By the time we turn 50, nearly all of us will show evidence of some form of spinal deterioration when subjected to radiologic imaging, whether it’s spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis or disc herniation (or any combination of the three). Share this PostHistorically — and unfortunately — there have been few options to alleviate the pain of these conditions; the loss of disc soundness and its accompanying discomfort are often treated with anti-inflammatory/pain medications and/or physical therapy to strengthen ...
Stem Cell Therapy vs PRP

Everything You Need to Know About Stem Cell Therapy vs PRP

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

PRP 101  Blood is composed of four main components: plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Unsurprisingly, platelet-rich plasma has a much higher concentration of platelets (about 5-10 times greater) than blood. PRP is beneficial for regenerative purposes because platelets contain natural sources of growth factors, as well as proteins and cytokines that stimulate the healing of bone and soft tissue. As such, PRP promotes cell repair, which in turn can lead to decreased inflammation and reduction in pain.  A PRP procedure consists of four stages: First, the …

Stem Cell Therapy for Orthopedic Injuries

What You Need to Know About Stem Cell Therapy for Orthopedic Injuries

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Orthopedic injuries can occur in any part of the musculoskeletal system. Many follow some sort of bodily trauma, but a great deal result from the natural aging process and the daily wear and tear our bodies endure. Share this PostIndeed, it’s estimated that one in two Americans has some sort of orthopedic disorder, making it a critical problem for half of the people living in the United States alone. Even just ten years ago, the treatment options for orthopedic problems were mostly limited to rest, physical therapy, medicine and/or surgery. The ...
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3 Questions to Ask a Stem Cell Expert

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Stem cell therapy has many applications. In the past, it has been used to treat many  cancers and diseases of the blood. Plus, stem cell therapy also offers exciting possibilities for the treatment of several painful and/or chronic conditions such as erectile dysfunction (ED), degenerative disease, and injuries to the back, soft tissues, and joints. And though using stem cells to treat these types of disorders is a relatively new option for many patients, it is a highly-respected, thoroughly-researched, and safe practice. Share this PostIndeed, countless studies show the potential ...
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Choosing a Legitimate Stem Cell Clinic – 5 Things to Know

Scott Brandt, M.D. Stem Cell Therapy, Stem Cells for Back Pain, Stem Cells for Joint & Soft Tissue Pain

The term “stem cell procedure” has become a catchphrase for the use of just about any type of biologic injection, regardless of whether the injection contains live stem cells or not. There is now a constant stream of advertising for stem cell treatments for nearly every medical problem imaginable. Often these advertisements promote the use of biologics to treat many systemic medical problems such as MS, Parkinson’s disease, and COPD despite little evidence to support their use. Share this post:#1: Common Problems with Stem Cell Clinics and Stem Cell Injections ...