Stem Cell Treatment: Revolutionary Cure for Arthritis, Knee Pain and More
Patients with debilitating conditions like osteoarthritis, tendinitis, and knee or foot problems suffer from mild to severe pain. Unfortunately, they have very limited treatment options to cure these chronic and irritating problems. Steroid injections may help alleviate pain but do not really treat the condition. Joint replacement is recommended when all non-invasive modalities do not work but this is an invasive procedure and may require multiple surgeries just to align the joints.
Fortunately, there is a new innovative treatment option that can successfully treat patients with joint and soft tissue problems such as arthritis, tendonitis, degenerative osteoarthritis, and many more.
Amniotic stem cell treatment is a non-invasive treatment that takes advantage of the body’s own healing properties. When amniotic stem cells are injected to the affected joint or injured site, these stem cells release growth and healing factors and the cells themselves have the ability to change to specific cells, regenerating and healing the injured tissue.
There has been lot of controversies for the use of stem cells as a medical treatment concerning its moral and ethical issues. While this may be true for embryonic stem cells where the cells are harvested from a living embryo, amniotic stem cells on the other hand are harvested from amniotic fluid. This is the fluid where the baby floats on the mother’s womb and is typically discarded during childbirth. Amniotic fluid has the richest concentration of stem cells compared to other sources.
Advantages of using amniotic stem cell treatment:
1. Natural pain reliever. Amniotic stem cells contain cytokines which a naturally occurring anti-inflammatory.
2. No allergic reaction, no patient rejection. Amniotic stem cells are harvested from an immune privilege site, which means the cells will not trigger an allergic reaction or cause patient rejection.
3. Best for the joints. Amniotic stem cells contain hyaluronic acid, which lubricates and promotes new cartilage growth.
4. None invasive. The cells are introduced into the affected site by injection.
5. Cost effective.
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"I consider myself fortunate to have Dr. Kevin Lam as my physician, I was about to lose all hope and sign up for surgery until my father, a local hospital executive mentioned your method. I traveled from N.C. to see Dr. Lam and I am glad I did."
D.A. North Carolina