Stem Cell Therapy & Regenerative Medicine Therapy in Poulsbo
What are Stem Cells?
Stem Cells in Poulsbo are undifferentiated cells that have two characteristics, they can replicate and they can differentiate into other cells like ligament cells, cartilage cells, muscle cells, ligament cells, and many other cells.
How is Regenerative Medicine in Poulsbo beneficial?
If a patient is experiencing chronic knee pain and has loss of joint space in their knee, there is a high probability that they have lost cartilage or have a meniscal tear. Stem cell therapy is utilized to increase cell proliferation that causes healing to damage structures. This in turn will help repair damaged regions and allow the patient to move there a joint with less pain and more mobility.
Is everyone a candidate for stem cell therapy?
Not everyone, there is a point where there's too much damage for repair mechanism to take over. If a patient is bone on bone in their hip or knee there is nothing Regenerative Medicine can do, since that joint has completely fused and the patient will need to resort to more drastic measures like surgery.
What is PRP, and is that Regenerative Medicine?
PRP his platelet rich plasma therapy. This is where the blood is drawn and spun to yield the healing properties inside the plasma which contains growth factors and platelets. This solution is then injected into the damaged area. For example if a patient has chronic hip pain, chronic low back pain, chronic knee pain, we are able to utilize the healing properties inside their body to help restore normal function. PRP is a form Regenerative Therapy and has been utilized for many decades in most European countries.
Are there different types of Stem Cells?
Yes, Stem Cells can come from within your own body from fat cells and bone marrow. Stem Cells can also come from amniotic fluid, umbilical cord tissue and umbilical fluid.
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8202 NE State Hwy 104 #105
Kingston, WA 98346