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Lakeland, FL 33803
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Bradenton, FL 34202
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Stem cell therapy is still a developing concept in the field of regenerative medicine despite a few decades of studies. While there is a constant stream of new information and discoveries from learned experts in the medical industry, some common misconceptions still prevail.
Below are the five myths about stem cell therapy that you should not believe.
Fact: While there are ethical concerns about stem cell therapy, researchers, clinicians, and facilities need to adhere to the strict rules and regulations of the International Society for Stem Cell Research. ISSCR has Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Clinical Translation, which preserves the integrity of the system and ensures that the research into stem cells is done correctly. This is a legal process.
Fact: This is not a miracle cure. Studies are currently underway to prove that stem cell therapy in Bradenton is safe for treatment, but claims that stem cell therapy can work on a “wide range of diseases” should be tempered with discretion.
That said, as far as osteoarthritis of the knee is concerned, a study in the journal Stem Cells showed that it can significantly improve the knee joints and reduce defects in the cartilage. The patient’s osteoarthritic knee is still in good condition six months after the stem cell injection.
Stem cell therapy has also been successfully and safely used for treating blood disorders and skin transplants or wound healing. Stem cell therapy in Pinellas Park also helps prevent chronic and acute inflammation and facilitates the regeneration of new tissues, among others.
Progress in stem cell therapy application is steady and encouraging, but it is driven by meticulous research in every field.
Fact: Since the stem cells come from the patient’s own body, there is no risk of rejection. So it has been working well for treating chronic joint pains.
Fact: You might compare the recovery process to an invasive surgery that puts the patient on a longer downtime from work or daily activities. Depending on the case, some procedures for stem cell therapy in Lakeland, allows patients to be able to return to their routines within a few days of hospitalization.
Fact: As stem cells have tissue regeneration capabilities, it’s easy to see why some people think that using this as treatment may lead to immortality. However, just like any part of the body, the life span of a stem cell is also limited. Thus, stem cells cannot make a person immortal.
If you would like more information about stem cell treatment and how it can help you manage spinal stenosis symptoms, don’t hesitate to contact us or call us at (727) 597-4787. Our friendly staff and medical team will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.
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