Why Stem Cell Therapy?
Achy and worn out joints can literally be a pain. For decades, the standard treatment for debilitating joint pain has been replacement surgery. In the search for alternatives, scientists have found mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) may be the answer. Harnessing the power of adult stem cells to regenerate damaged tissue and replace dying cells is slowly moving from vision to reality.
Regenerative medicine or stem cell therapy offers an excellent option for treating orthopedic ailments. Stem cell therapy performed by Dr. Thomas E. Young is an innovative way to use your body’s own stem cells to treat chronic painful orthopedic problems (knees, hips, shoulders, feet/ankles) or and conditions that have not improved following conservative, non-surgical treatments. Many of our patients visit us after exhausting all other remedies and want an alternative to invasive surgery.
Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy
- Adult Stem Cell Therapy uses the patient’s own stem cells as a catalyst for healing. Stem cells act as a rejuvenator for the body’s natural healing process, encouraging the body to do what it has been designed to do naturally. This extra boost is a huge benefit to older patients, since in most cases the speed and strength of the body’s natural healing ability has slowed with age.
- Stem Cells are precursor cells that have the ability to replace dying cells and regenerate damaged tissue. In stem cell therapy, they can seek out areas of injury and disease, and are capable of regenerating healthy cells and accelerating the natural healing process.
- When used in conjunction with traditional treatments, such as physical therapy and rest, stem cells have a great potential to make athletic injuries heal much quicker than without. The regeneration provided by stem cell therapy increases the chance to reverse the problems that are caused by sports/athletic injuries.
- Surgeries typically require months of rehabilitation, time off work, and can be very costly. Stem Cell Therapy is a minimally invasive regenerative treatment, and help resolve knee pain with a same day procedure. Thus, you can avoid lengthy downtime and rehabilitation typically associated with invasive knee surgery.