Exploring the Effective Use of Stem cells!!

  January 25th 2017    Blog

With the latest advancements in the medical field, the surgical methods have become a secondary approach. Moreover, the downtime associated with the surgical methods, as well as the risks involved in it discourages many to choose this option. On the other hand, the treatment that is now in the limelight with its numerous benefits is known as the stem cell treatment. It has been found as very effective in the treatment of many diseases and injuries.

The promise that the stem cells are offering are directing people towards the authenticity and the merits of this treatment.

What are stem cells?

Either the patient is facing shoulder injury or any other bodily injury, stem cell therapy is being considered as the best in granting people the health they are looking for. Stem cell injections are used to treat the damaged cartilage, tendon pathology and enhance the regenerative factors in a person. Belonging to the field of sports, when athletes have to sit back or quit from the game, there are the stem cell injections that are providing them decreased injury rates in tendon bows.

The Types of Stem Cells!!

With the research being carried out, stem cells are said to be present in both humans and animals, having the potential to repair the internal system thereby renewing the cell division. Stem cells are characterized as below:

Embryonic stem cells

Grown in the laboratory, the merits associated with embryonic stem cells is their ability to divide themselves in specific cell types including the nerves, muscles or blood. In the midst of all the research going on, stem cell injections can now treat:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease and stroke
  • Different Injuries
  • Parkinsons disease
  • Other health conditions

Adult stem cells

Also called as the tissue stem cells, they are restricted to treat only that area from where they are harvested. In case of damaged cells as a result of some, for say knee injury, these cells can be utilized to replace the damaged cells from the affected area.

Induced stem cells

Work and research is going on this type of stem cells. The target of these would be able to treat a wide variety of health conditions.

In case you or any of your loved one is suffering from shoulder or knee injury and looking for a safe and cost-effective treatment, get a professional advice from Dr. Zaki Anwar by placing an appointment at 815-464-7212. He is a world renowned Pain Medicine Physician who has been practicing regenerative injection therapies for the past several years with remarkable results.

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