What is Regenerative Medicine?

Regenerative medicine has become a disruptor in the healthcare industry for dismissing the traditional medical treatment model of just treating and improving symptoms and instead focusing on repairing and replacing the cells, tissues, and even molecules that are causing the symptoms in the first place.  What Conditions Can Regenerative Medicine Help? This revolutionary approach to [Read More]

Injuries Brought On By Ignoring Ankle Sprains

A sprained ankle happens when the ankle joint moves unnaturally, causing traumatic stretching and tearing of the ligaments that stabilize the joint. Ankle sprains can be extremely debilitating depending on their severity. Common symptoms of ankle sprains include pain, swelling, bruising, impaired range of motion, and an inability to bear weight on the affected ankle. [Read More]

Can You Avoid Surgery With Regenerative Medicine?

If you’ve been diagnosed with a condition that requires surgical intervention, you are probably thinking about alternatives. No one enjoys the idea of going under the knife, and surgery has inherent risks that should be avoided if possible. But, can regenerative medicine practices eliminate the need for surgery? There is no definitive answer on whether [Read More]

Specific Health Conditions that Can Be Treated with Regenerative Medicine

It could be argued that regenerative medicine may hold the keys to treating almost any medical condition. But the truth of the matter is that research is ongoing, and regenerative medicine cannot claim to heal most conditions. There could be hope of effectiveness, and some people do benefit; but these treatments are not widespread as [Read More]

What You Need to Know About Regenerative Medicine Treatments

stem cell treatments

Regenerative medicine is really trending right now on the internet. More and more people are getting interested in how stem cell therapies are being used to treat different medical conditions. But before you jump on the bandwagon and start looking for a regenerative medicine doctor, there are some things you should know about these treatments. [Read More]

The Importance of Finding a Highly Trained Doctor for Regenerative Treatments

Azmi N. Nasser, D.O.

Regenerative treatments are beginning to be offered for such a wide range of medical conditions, disease, and disorders, but not all of these treatments are actually effective. And if you don’t see a highly trained doctor in the field of regenerative medicine, they may not be effective at all.  An important thing to remember is [Read More]

The Top 5 Reasons to Have a Regenerative Injection

Regenerative injections, also known as orthobiologic injections, include platelet-rich plasma (PRP), amniotic membrane and fluid, alpha-2 macroglobulin and mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) 1)      Cortisone has not gotten the job done– corticosteroid injections are potent anti-inflammatories and can be effective in treating inflammatory conditions, but these have either zero or even a detrimental effect on healing. Most [Read More]

Stem Cells for Joints and Crohn’s Disease

John is a 48-year-old Caucasian male with a history of joint disease secondary to trauma suffered as a collegiate athlete. He loves playing catch with his sons, but his Acromioclavicular (AC joint) arthritis, as well as a right shoulder cartilage tear, made this father and son playtime a painful event to endure. An X-ray revealed [Read More]

The 2016 Innovator of the Year is a Regenerative Medicine Physician

Regenerative medicine continues to become more mainstream and available to the general population, which has major implications for achieving health and wellness in the fact of major obstacles. Perhaps nothing indicates the growth of regenerative medicine quite like Anthony Atala, M.D., the director of Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), being named the 2016 [Read More]

What’s the Market for Regenerative Medicine?

Regenerative medicine can potentially treat any ailment that afflicts the human body. The ability to repair, regenerate and replace tissue means that injury, disease, and the natural aging process are all conceivably treatable or reversible. This field of medicine holds particular promise in degenerative disorders. Widespread applications of regenerative medicine across body systems—neurology, cardiology, dermatology, [Read More]

The Sooner the Better: Early Action is Key in Regenerative Medicine

take action stem cells

This is a unique time in the history of medicine. Regenerative medicine is entering its renaissance period. Exciting research is underway. Giant leaps are being made in understanding the human body. Scientists at Stanford are helping stroke patients confined to wheelchairs walk again. Stunning advances in 3-D organ printing are making artificial hearts, kidneys, and [Read More]

Vatican Hosts International Conference on Regenerative Medicine

In what is being recorded as a historic event, the Vatican is hosting a three-day international conference on regenerative medicine. The conference will take place at the end of April this year in an effort to rally the world’s attention to the power of stem cells as a means of vanquishing disease, reducing suffering around [Read More]

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