As our bodies age, we begin to experience a longer healing time with injury, increased inflammation due to cell exhaustion and a changing chemical environment. Regenerative medicine comprehensive alternative treatment for those who feel that previous treatments have not worked and surgery is not a preferred option and is used to combat this breakdown.
Regenerative Medicine uses your body's ability to heal itself. Regenerative cells as well as other growth factors seek out damaged areas and work to repair and regenerate the area. These cells have been shown to help repair muscle, bone, cartilage, and tendons.
Regenerative medicine can be used to treat a number of musculoskeletal conditions including but not limited to:
And the list keeps going...
The number of treatments needed are based on a number of factors; how quickly you heal and how severe the issue is. Once you are evaluated to determine if you are a candidate we can better determine what is needed.
The cells are delivered as an injection. With joint injections, you could feel some slight discomfort or possible stinging although that does not last long. Our provider will use a topical numbing agent, or apply ice beforehand, to minimize any discomfort you may experience with the joint injection.