What Is Stem Cell Injection Therapy?
Stem cell injection therapy is a novel approach to pain management. It utilizes stem cells to repair a damaged area through a minimally invasive injection procedure. Stem cells are used to successfully treat patients with osteoarthritis in the knees, Achilles tendinitis, rotator cuff tendinitis, and degenerative arthritis. Pain derived from these conditions can be debilitating for many, significantly lowering their quality of life.
Chronic pain can be frustrating as many treatment options only provide temporary relief. Through stem cell injection therapy our goal is to provide you with a more long-term solution to help manage your pain. Stem cells are the building blocks of the human body as they are utilized to create all other cells. due to their nature, they have healing and repairing properties to help rebuild a damaged area.
How Does Stem Cell Injection Therapy Work?
Stem cells are their most powerful during embryonic development as they transform themselves into any other cell needed to form a human. As an adult, we still have stem cells located in our bone marrow and blood, however, not in the quantities necessary to fully rebuild and repair. This procedure utilizes the body’s natural healing process by redirecting the stem cells located in your bone marrow and placing them where you need them most.
During the procedure, one of our interventional pain specialists will ask you to lay on the examination table. After proper sterilization of the area, a local numbing agent is then administered to minimize discomfort at the injection site. With the aid of fluoride, a type of x-ray guide, the physician will then proceed to insert a small, hollow needle into the impacted area. The goal is to help repair damaged tissue and lower inflammation.Request Appointment
How to Prepare For Stem Cell Injection Therapy
Before the procedure, your doctor must conduct a thorough physical examination and carefully consider your medical and family history to successfully determine your eligibility to receive stem cell injection therapy. For your safety, it is also vital that you inform us if you are allergic to iodine, contrast, or medical dye.
If you or anyone you know is currently experiencing any of the previously discussed symptoms, we encourage you to reach out to our team today. Our expert interventional pain specialists possess decades of experience in pain management and treatment. We would be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have about your condition and the treatment options we offer.