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We all carry stem cells throughout our bodies that act as “repairmen.” The procedures at Regen Orthopedics activate your body’s own adult stem cells and blood platelets to stimulate healing and speed repair for bone, muscle, joint, soft tissue and nerve injuries.
Regenerative medicine can be particularly useful for patients who wish to avoid surgery or who no longer find relief from traditional treatments like cortisone injections.
Regenerative treatments work by activating the body’s natural healing process through injections of the body’s own healthy cells in order to stimulate tissue regeneration and natural healing. The procedure takes healthy, regenerative cells from an area in which they are more concentrated, and injects them into the injured area of the body. The therapy enables your body to better heal itself. Watch more here.
There are several different kinds of stem cells. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) are the type that we use in orthopedic treatments. MSCs have the strongest potential to repair muscle, bone, joint and soft tissue injuries. These cells have the ability to self-replicate, reduce inflammation and differentiate into cartilage, bone, muscle and fat cells to help the body regenerate the lost tissue in the injured area. They activate your body’s ability to heal itself.
The regenerative therapies used at Regen Orthopedics include Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) therapies. These are being used to effectively alleviate a number of chronic orthopedic conditions, including arthritis, sports injuries, tendinitis/tendinosis, nerve injuries and more.
Dr. Bullock discusses how regenerative medicine works in this 15 minute webinar here.