Joint Pain? Consider Stem Cell Therapy

Shore Orthopaedic University Associates
is pleased to offer the latest treatment in
Regenerative Orthopaedic Medicine… Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cells are undifferentiated cells that can differentiate into specialized cells that are capable of playing a role in helping the body repair and rejuvenate itself.   They can change themselves into cells such as chondrocytes capable of cartilage repair, myocytes which are capable of muscle repair, tenocytes which are capable of tendon repair, as well as cells capable of bone and even nerve repair.  Stem cells can come from many different sources in our own bodies including, blood, fat, bone marrow, dental pulp, as well as many other tissues.  Stem cells can also come from sources outside our own bodies including embryonic tissue, amniotic tissue, and umbilical cord blood. At Shore Orthopaedics, Dr. Charles Krome (who has been performing regenerative medicine procedures since 2008) uses stem cells derived from the umbilical cord blood donated from healthy mothers, along with a patient’s own platelet rich plasma, to treat a variety of orthopaedic/sports medicine conditions including osteoarthritis of the knee, hip, shoulder, ankle, etc., rotator cuff tears, tennis elbow and other tendonopathies of the body, plantar fasciitis, meniscal and ligament injuries, as well as many other musculoskeletal conditions.

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Following growth of ‘stem cell clinics,’ FDA poised to crack down
Smack dab at the top of the homepage for the California-based company StemGenex, there’s a video testimonial. It stars Sharon and Warren Hudson, who explain how stem cell therapy reversed some of the damage caused by Parkinson’s Disease.

“When StemGenex came into the picture, suddenly there was the discussion of getting better,” says Warren. “It was the discussion of finding ways to alleviate the symptoms.”

The couple detail how the procedure eased Warren’s mobility issues, and allowed him to continue driving.

“Let me tell you that there is hope out there, and that there are so many ways that the treatment can help you,” explains Sharon. “And we are living proof.”

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