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Spinal stenosis comes with bothersome pain that can limit your daily activities. This condition, marked by the narrowing of the spinal canal, usually causes a pinching pain or weakness in the back, arms, shoulders, and neck because the nerves in the spinal cord become compressed.
According to Rheumatology.org, not all patients with spinal stenosis develop painful symptoms. While experts are still learning more about this disease, there are several conservative and regenerative treatment options for spinal stenosis. And one of these is stem cell therapy.
There is no single underlying cause of spinal stenosis. According to the National Institutes of Health, this illness can develop due to a number of reasons, such as:
These symptoms can lead to loss of body strength and support, especially in the legs. In severe cases, spinal stenosis can force patients to stop working or doing their daily routines because of body weakness and pain.
Spinal stenosis develops slowly and there is no particular cure for the disease. Instead, patients can manage the symptoms with medication, exercises, physical therapy, cortisone injections and even alternative treatments like acupuncture.
However, those with worsening conditions might be good candidates for a surgery called decompression laminectomy, which entails removing the bone buildup and performing a spinal fusion. But as with any surgery, this comes with risks and side effects. Some patients might also not be comfortable with the invasive procedure. Fortunately, they can turn to regenerative medicine, such as stem cell treatment in Tampa and Clearwater.
In recent years, stem cell therapy has been used for treating various medical conditions. Among surgeons and doctors specializing in the spine, stem cell therapy has also gained much attention because of its potential benefits to the patient’s health.
Because stem cells can heal and regenerate, as well as transform into other forms of cells to help the body heal, this type of treatment has been seen as a good alternative for patients who can’t or won’t get surgery. Since spinal stenosis causes inflammation due to damage in the spine, the stem cells can potentially treat the tissue causing pain and weakness, which won’t be possible through other procedures.
By getting stem cell therapy in Clearwater for spinal stenosis, patients will experience a reduction in tissue inflammation. Other benefits include the removal of toxins and free radicals that cause more damage to the spinal cord. Usually, the treatment plans are customized and will depend on the doctor’s evaluation of the patient’s condition.
Stem cell treatment usually requires drawing stem cell specimens from the patient, which will be processed and frozen in the laboratory until they’re ready for the patient’s use. The stem cells are then separated to extract the serum or cells that will be injected into the patient’s spine.
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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