Orthopedic injuries involving the shoulder and knee joints impact millions of Americans each year, ranging from bone fractures to chronic tendon injuries. Unfortunately, rest, ice, physical therapy, and over-the-counter medications are not always enough to treat a joint injury.
Orthopedic stem cell therapy is a safe and effective way to help heal orthopedic injuries when conservative measures have failed. Pain Recovery Center of Tyler now offers the very latest in stem cell injections to patients living in the Greater Tyler, Texas area.
Stem cells are present throughout the human body at all times. These adult stem cells are responsible for helping create new cells in healthy tissue and helping regenerate tissue when it becomes damaged or injured.
A substantial portion of the body’s stem cells are found in bone marrow. These stem cells are becoming more widely used to treat a number of orthopedic injuries involving the knee and shoulder through the use of stem cell injections. Orthopedic stem cell therapy can be used to:
Stem cell injections can be a safe and effective treatment option since the stem cells are extracted from a patient’s own body. By utilizing a patient’s very own stem cells, the risk of disease transmission and tissue rejection is greatly reduced. There are also no ethical concerns compared to the use of embryonic stem cells.