Source: Stem Cell Therapy For Pain
In America, at least 80% of the population will experience low back pain at some point in their life. Back pain is the leading complaint heard at doctors’ offices and is the number one cause of disability and missed worked days.
A team from the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute reports the development of a novel bone engineering technique called Segmental Additive Tissue Engineering
To systematically review the current literature for evidence that would substantiate the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in the treatment of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures.
Source: PR Newswire
Results are published in the scientific publication the Journal of Medical Cases, and is authored by USRM Chief Science Officer Dr. Kristin Comella and colleagues Dr. Scott Greenberg of the Magaziner Center for Wellness, and Dr. Laura Ross of Ross Orthopedic.
Depriving stem cells of oxygen and forming them into spheroids before using them to treat bone defects increases their ability to form new bone and repair existing bone, according to a new study led by Kent Leach, Ph.D., a professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Davis.
Regenerative medicine, specifically stem cell therapy, is changing the way shoulder injuries are managed. Stem cell therapy for shoulder pain, is quickly minimizing the need for invasive shoulder surgery.
Source: Stem Cell The Magazine
One of the commonly treated areas of the body using stem cell therapy is the knee joint. It has been the most researched use of stem cells in regenerative orthopedic medicine. Knee pain is one of the leading causes of pain, 2 nd only to low back and spinal pain.