NOV
16

Have Researchers Found the Fountain of Youth?

Have Researchers Found the Fountain of Youth?

For many people, aging feels like a runaway train that we can do nothing about. We might not feel in our hearts and souls that we have aged and continue to age, but our reflection in the mirror and the aches and pains in our bodies say otherwise. Men and women have even died on their quests for the fountain of youth or any way to stay young forever. Finally, researchers may have just discovered the medical field’s version of the fountain of youth in fat stem cells.

Fighting Aging with Fat

Before you run out and start eating the most fattening foods you can find in order to look younger, hear us out. The fat itself doesn’t help with aging, but what is found inside that fat could! Adipose stem cells are found in the body’s fat, especially around the abdomen and back. These stem cells can be used to repair tissue damage and even help treat skin from the inside out by helping form new, healthy skin cells. 

What Is Adipose Stem Cell Therapy?

Adipose stem cell therapy is actually a lot less invasive than it sounds. Using liposuction, fat is removed from around the abdomen or back and then spun in a centrifuge to extract as many stem cells as possible. Then, the stem cells are injected into the area of injury or treatment and begin working to regenerate and repair cells right away. The procedure is all outpatient, meaning you can return home the same day.

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NOV
15

This Star Found a Way to a Pain-Free Golf Swing

This Star Found a Way to a Pain-Free Golf Swing

At 78 years old, retired pro golfing celebrity Jack Nicklaus, also known as the Golden Bear, is still in the game. But over the years he has had to withdraw from a number of tournaments due to back pain problems. He’s told sources over the years that he’s tried almost every treatment available to alleviate his pain and stay in the game, including surgical options with long, painful recoveries. But nothing seemed to work, at least not long term. That is, until he learned about stem cell therapy using adipose stem cells found in abdominal fat.

In the treatment process, adipose stem cells are removed from the patient’s own abdominal fat using liposuction. The retrieved cells are then optimized for treatment and injected into the "problem area." Experts believe this works because the stem cells begin to work immediately to repair injured cells and restore the health and function of the damaged area. These stem cells are unspecified cells with the ability to develop into specialized cells, tissues and organs. In fact, when cells are damaged, they send out signals to any nearby stem cells lying dormant that they are in need of their help to heal and regenerate. One of the best parts of this treatment compared to others for the same ailments is that it is quick and is an outpatient procedure, meaning patients can return home the same day.

In an interview, Nicklaus stated that the procedure was so successful he can stand for as long as he wants now and is golfing free of pain. He also says he will pursue stem cell therapy on his rotator cuff soon as he is now a firm believer in the use of stem cells to treat injuries.

For more information on stem cell therapy or to schedule an in-person or over-the-phone consultation with Dr. Foster about how stem cells can help you, call us today at 442-227-0708.

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SEP
19

The Basics: Stem Cell Therapy and Arthritis

The Basics: Stem Cell Therapy and Arthritis

One of the most promising areas of today’s stem cell clinical trials and research is treating arthritis and other degenerative conditions. Although there is still much to discover about stem cells, their ability to communicate with other cells in the body to stimulate tissue growth and healing is invaluable to modern medicine in many different areas.

What Is Stem Cell Therapy?

Stem cell therapy is a form of regenerative medicine that seeks to help the body heal itself. There is still much to be discovered about how stem cell therapy works, but it’s believed that the body’s stem cells communicate with other cells in the body to reverse damage and potentially repair injuries, illnesses and diseases.

Why Is Arthritis So Hard to Treat?

The term arthritis actually refers to about 200 different conditions and diseases that cause a range of symptoms and interfere with daily quality of life in varying degrees. There is still no cure, so treatment revolves around managing symptoms and controlling pain. Part of the reason for this is that experts still don't know much about the cause of arthritis. Current treatment usually includes medications to help control inflammation and stop the progression of joint damage, as well as physical therapy and lifestyle changes.

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AUG
15

Can Stem Cells Improve Golf Games?

Can Stem Cells Improve Golf Games?
​ After years of working hard, you've finally retired and now get to enjoy working on your golf game and spending as much time on the green as you want. Everything was going great ... until the extreme joint pain hit. If this story sounds familiar, you aren't alone. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, arthritis is proj...
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JUL
19

Golfing with Arthritis

Golfing with Arthritis
​ For most men who golf, their love of the game only deepens with age. So when arthritis hits hard, it can be frustrating. There's no reason you have to stop playing anymore due to joint pain. Not only are there several product lines available for just this problem, but there are also some tips and tricks you can implement into your game to help yo...
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MAY
24

The 5 Most Common Golf Injuries and a New Way to Treat Them

The 5 Most Common Golf Injuries and a New Way to Treat Them
​ Golf is not only great exercise, but for many players it's also a wonderful way to relieve stress. When an injury or joint pain interrupts your game, it can be frustrating to say the least. Many times physical therapy, pain medication and eventually surgery are the only solutions offered for joint pain and injuries common in golf. However, Dr. Fo...
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MAR
29

Is It Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow?

Is It Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow?
There's nothing more frustrating than preparing for a big day on the green or on the courts only to realize the twinge in your elbow has turned into full-blown pain that is holding you back from your game. While you don't have to be playing tennis or golf to experience either of these conditions, if you do play you likely want to figure out how to ...
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JAN
21

All About Adipose Stem Cell Procedures

All About Adipose Stem Cell Procedures
Stem cell therapy is a rapidly evolving and growing area of modern medicine that has made headlines more than ever lately. Many people are interested in the potential healing and regenerative properties of these incredible cells produced by the body. How Does Stem Cell Therapy Work? Stem cells are incredibly complex and valuable cells that are capa...
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