Conditions We Treat with Stem Cell Therapy
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Since there is currently no cure for MS, a number of treatments have been used in treatment, which may include MS medications, deep brain stimulation, plasma exchange, Botox, physical therapy and steroids. Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat can help patients with Multiple sclerosis (MS) since our procedure can repair and regenerate nerves of the entire body including those in the brain and spinal cord.
Crohn's Disease (IBD)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with IBD since they can help decrease inflammation and relieve symptoms that patients endure.
Type I Diabetes
Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Myasthenia Gravis since they can help regenerate muscle cells in need. This procedure may help with energy and remission of symptoms for patients living with Myasthenia Gravis.
Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Vasculitis since they can help decrease inflammation, fight infection by turning into white blood cells, or possibly to fix the faulty immune system and correct its’ response.
Pain Management and Wound Healing
Certain blood Cancers such as
Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Leukemia since they can regenerate and rejuvenate white blood cells increasing the body’s ability to fight disease.
Degenerative Eye Disease
Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Macular degeneration since they can regenerate cells of the central portion of the retina.
Progressive non-surgical treatments have been used widely in Ophthalmology for epithelial wound healing of the cornea over the past 20 years. Ongoing research demonstrates that bioactive proteins within autologous cells develop new blood vessels, epithelial tissue and stimulate soft and hard tissue wound healing at the site of injury.
Other Metabolic Disorders
Type II Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition usually presenting itself in adulthood is also called noninsulin-dependent diabetes. This condition affects the way the body metabolizes glucose (sugar). Patients with this condition either have insulin (a regulating hormone that transports glucose into the body’s cells) resistance or these patient’s don’t produce enough insulin to maintain a normal glucose level. Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Type II diabetes since they can regenerate insulin in the body.
Osteoporosis is a medical condition characterized by a degeneration of bones making them brittle and more fragile from loss of tissue. Osteoporosis occurs typically in older patients as a result of hormonal changes or deficiency of calcium or vitamin D.
Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Osteoporosis since they can regenerate and rejuvenate bone and tissue.
Liver disease or any disorder of the liver involves the largest organ in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen. The liver, which aids in digestion and removal of waste products from the blood is extremely important for the body to function correctly.
Examples of conditions patients with liver disease have are; Cirrhosis, or scarring of the liver, as well as other conditions including Hepatitis stemming from inflammation, hepatitis B and hepatitis C stemming from infection, or even non-infectious causes such as chemical or autoimmune hepatitis. Also, Tumors both benign and malignant are also known to cause liver cancer. Metabolic disorders can cause liver disease. As well as alcohol abuse, Infections, poisons, inherited (genetic) conditions can also cause diseases of the liver. A multitude of other different functions of the liver are impaired in most patients with liver disease.
Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Liver Disease since they can regenerate and rejuvenate hepatic (liver) cells.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder. It’s characterized by musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness all over the body and in localized areas. Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Fibromyalgia since they can regenerate and rejuvenate and introduction have been known to increase energy and decrease inflammation reducing patients perceived pain.
Chronic fatigue (low energy) syndrome is a disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that can’t be explained by any underlying medical condition. Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Chronic Fatigue since they can regenerate and rejuvenate cells, which will in turn, increase energy for these patients. This can help these patients regain an increased quality of life.
Hypertension, commonly referred as high blood pressure or arterial hypertension, is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Hypertension since they can regenerate and rejuvenate myocardial (heart) cells as well as the arteries that stem from the heart, which will in turn lower blood pressure.
Lyme Disease (under subheading other metabolic conditions)
This deer tick borne illness leaves devastating reprucautions for those that have gotten a delayed diagnosis, or even those still living undiagnosed. Patients are generally very healthy and have great coping mechanisms in place. Nutritionally they have in their own words tried it all. Patients with Lyme have been known to participate in collaborative alternative natural immunotherapies as well. Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients living with Lyme disease and its symptoms since these new healthy cells may be able to recruit native cells with specialized functions to help regenerate and rejuvenate injury as well as help to decrease global internal inflammation. This could lessen pain and symptoms associated with Lyme disease. In theory these cells once purified, isolated and re infused could very well help these patients regain an increased quality of life.
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Cardiomyopathy since they can rejuvenate heart muscle to a healthier state.
post Heart Attack (MI)
Cardiopulmonary / Cardiology
Cardiologists are recognizing the therapeutic applications of regenerative cells to repair and regenerate damaged tissues as it relates to the cardiothoracic system. It is in this field that the largest amount of published data is available, and current research suggests these new, progressive non-surgical techniques hold significant promise for repair tissue.
The human cell contains bioactive proteins capable of accelerating soft tissue healing and the development and possible repair of blood vessels and can promote growth of epithelial tissue and stimulate more rapid healing.
Neural Degenerative Diseases and Injuries
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Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Parkinson’s disease since they can regenerate neurons and rejuvenate dopamine levels in the body.
Premature senility is the cause of Dementia and 60%-70% of all cases turn out to be Alzheimer’s. This generalized degeneration of the brain may be helped with the regenerative power of autologous stem cells rejuvenating patient brain cells in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) since they can regenerate nerve cells needed to decrease inflammation and decompress damaged spinal cords
Also known as osteoarthritis, degenerative arthritis is a type of joint disease that results from breakdown of joint cartilage and underlying bone. Most patients have joint stiffness and pain. Autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat may help patients with Degenerative arthritis (Osteoarthritis) since they can regenerate joint cartilage and underlying bone.
Knee, Shoulder or Hip Injuries
Knee, Shoulder or Hip Injuries may be helped when introducing autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat since they can regenerate and rejuvenate tendons, ligaments and bone in patients with knee, shoulder or hip injuries.
Torn Ligaments and Sports Injuries
Torn Ligaments and Sports Injuries may be helped when introducing autologous stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body fat since they can regenerate and rejuvenate tendons, ligaments and bone in patients with torn ligaments and sports injuries.
Stem Cell Therapy for Ailing Knees
Cartilage is a connective tissue found in many parts of the body. Although it is a tough and flexible material, it is relatively easy to damage. This fine, rubbery tissue acts as a cushion between the bones of joints Healthy cartilage allows the bones to move and glide over each other with minimal friction and with no pain. Articular cartilage is the smooth, white tissue that covers the ends of bones where they come together to form joints. Healthy cartilage in our joints makes it easier to move. It allows the bones to glide over each other with very little friction. Articular cartilage can be damaged by injury or normal wear and tear.
It is very important for the preservation and normal function of the joints. In the knee, cartilage is responsible for providing a smooth protective layer covering the femur, tibia and the patella undersurface, as well as serving as a shock absorber for the knee. Cartilage does not have its own blood supply so it does not have the natural ability to heal itself after damage from a sports injury, work injury or a traumatic event. If left untreated, a knee cartilage injury can cause deterioration in the joint leading to osteoarthritis and other degenerative disorders.
Alternative to Shoulder Replacement
The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the human body and is put under constant motion and stress every day. Because of this, many patients experience shoulder osteoarthritis during their lives, causing them to suffer from chronic joint pain, swelling and inflammation. Osteoarthritis is caused by deterioration of articular cartilage, the smooth, white substance that covers the ends of each shoulder bone. Over time, a patient’s bones may rub against each other while the shoulder is in motion from total loss of cartilage. Alternatives to shoulder arthroplasty may include injections such as cortisone. More recently, there is early data suggesting that biologic injections may be beneficial for patients with early to moderate osteoarthritis.
Emergency medicine doctor and trauma medicine specialist, Dr. Dale Carrison now offers stem cell therapy for selected patients with shoulder arthritis and injuries to manage painful symptoms associated with early to moderate shoulder arthritis and degenerative conditions that cause pain for patients. We also treat traumatic injuries relating to sports or other issues.
Orthopedics / Sports Medicine
Complex tissue repair and replacement have proliferated in Orthopedics / Sports Medicine / Prolotherapy, eclipsing the historic emphasis on mechanical and metallic implants. A new era of orthopedic therapies encompass techniques and principles using cellular and molecular based strategies. Clinical data suggests using autologous cell composites provides a vast range of therapeutic applications that repair and regenerate many types of musculoskeletal tissue. Researchers assert the bioactive proteins within cells initiate soft and hard tissue healing, including bone, tendon, cartilage and ligament regeneration and repair.
Additional data suggests these bioactive proteins develop new vascular and epithelial tissue and stimulate the physiological process of wound healing. Stem Cell Optimization in their cosmetic use and in the field of sports medicine in otherwise healthy individuals are cutting edge avenues that we treat here at Dynamic Stem Cell Therapy.
Anti Aging Therapy
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