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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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MAY
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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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Treating Osteoarthritis Pain with Stem Cell Therapy

Treating Osteoarthritis Pain with Stem Cell Therapy
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that affects over 3 million Americans every year. It occurs when the tissue and cartilage at the end of bones wears down, and it can make simple daily tasks like walking and using the stairs painful and frustrating. For some, it may be tolerable enough to live with on a day-to-day basis without complai...
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JAN
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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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